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|Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2010 12:54 pm Post subject: COA Motoring Quiz - No: 22
|Q1. In what year did General Motors Holden add a four-door version of the Holden Torana to broaden the car's appeal.
Q2. During the 1970s Taxi plates in NSW were issued to operate in particular suburban localities and their owners had to live a certain distance from their dedicated location. What was the furthest distance a taxi owners could live from their dedicated taxi licence location ?
Q3. Victoria was the first Australian State to introduce speed cameras following an extended trial period. In what year did Victoria officially commence using speed cameras on state roads and what was the average number of usage hours each month for the cameras in the first year ?
ANSWERS TO ALL THREE QUESTIONS ARE BELOW:
A1. GMH launched a four-door version of the Torana in early 1968. The front doors were only five inches shorter than those of the two-door models.
A2. Not more than 2km.
A3. The widespread use of 54 speed cameras across Victoria commenced in 1991 for an average of 4,200 hours per month.