The Road Ahead : February March 2008
contents features 3 Editor's Desk 4 Shor t Cuts 6 Stability control saves lives 8 Car defects revealed 10 Eco-motoring 11 Learner drivers log on 12 Taking action on climate change 16 You Said It! 18 Insurance protection for storms 21 Street Legal 26 Days of the drive-in movie theatre 28 Name our bad roads 31 Arts on the move FEB/MAR 08 1 travel & leisure 32 Follow the Murray River touring route 36 What's On 38 Travel Diar y, Travel Tips 40 Touring Victoria's Bellarine & Mornington regions 42 Canada: Toronto and Niagara Falls 46 Springbrook, the hinterland getaway 49 A Town Like Ather ton motoring 50 Car comparison: Ford Focus, Mazda3, Mitsubishi Lancer 58 Top Gear, FAQs 61 What's hot on the showroom floor? 64 Used review: Honda Accord Euro 65 Torquing Point 66 Drive time: BMW 335i conver tible, Ford Fiesta XR4, Hyundai i30, Kia Sorento V6, Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R & Suzuki Grand Vitara Prestige member news 14 Pre-Easter ser vices available from RACQ 15 Sign up for your electronic magazine 20 Perspective 21 Benefits of RACQ membership 22 Members' Corner 24 Member competitions COVER: A reflection of the CN Tower in Canada's Toronto city. Photo: Lonely Planet Images, Neil Setchfield. 11 12 40 46 50 32 MANAGING EDITOR Jim Mathers STAFF WRITERS Barr y Green, Belinda Peters GRAPHIC ARTIST Barbara Cumming DISPLAY ADVERTISING Jef f Bygraves, Ph: (07) 3872 8640 CLASSIFIEDS, ACCOUNT & EDITORIAL ENQUIRIES Jenie Maloney, Ph: (07) 3872 8653 ADDRESS PO Box 4, Springwood, Qld 4127 FAX (07) 3257 1863 E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org PUBLISHER The Road Ahead Publishing Co Pty Ltd (ABN 72 009 716 465) CIRCULATION (CAB) 926,332 COPYRIGHT No par t of this magazine may be reproduced without the publisher's written permission. CONTRIBUTORS The views expressed in The Road Ahead by external contributors are not necessarily those of the RACQ.
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