Speeding is the most common contributing factor to road deaths in NSW. Speed Adviser is a driver's aid designed to reduce speeding and save lives. Using the GPS capability of your iPhone, the Speed Adviser app monitors your location and speed, and alerts you via visual and audible warnings if you exceed the speed limit.
Speed Adviser is for NSW roads only.
NEVER BE UNSURE OF THE SPEED LIMIT AGAIN
Speed Adviser displays the speed limit for the road you are travelling on. Speed limit data has been compiled by NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS), Transport for NSW and TomTom.
BE NOTIFIED OF SPEED LIMIT CHANGES
You can nominate how Speed Adviser tells you of a change in the speed limit. You can elect to have the new speed limit spoken in a male or female voice, to hear a simple sound effect, or to disable all audio alerts entirely and rely on the visual alert (speed limit symbol with a flashing yellow background).
Speed Adviser will play an audible alert and a visual alert if you are speeding, to remind you to keep safely within the sign posted speed limit. If you continue to exceed the speed limit, Speed Adviser will repeat the audible and visual alerts. If you elect to hear alerts as spoken words, you will hear the warning "Too fast".
Always know when a school zone is active. Speed Adviser knows where and when every school zone in NSW operates, including gazetted school days and non-standard school times. Speed Adviser lets you know if the school zone is active and will display the speed limit of 40 km/h.
Speed Adviser uses an internal database of sunrise and sunset times to automatically switch between day and night modes. The night mode emits less light, and so reduces eye strain while driving. Speed Advisor also automatically saves your preferred brightness setting.
You can specify if you're driving a heavy vehicle or a light vehicle. If you select ‘Heavy vehicle’ and you exceed the state-wide maximum speed limit of 100 km/h you will receive a warning from the app. Speed Adviser will not alert you of any heavy vehicle-specific speed limit restrictions below 100 km/h, for example 40 km/hr heavy vehicle speed zones.
RUN OTHER APPS AT THE SAME TIME
Audible alerts from Speed Adviser still play when the app is running in the background. This means you can have other apps operating and still hear announcements and warnings from Speed Adviser.
L PLATE AND P PLATE DRIVERS
Learner and Provisional (‘P1 and P2’) drivers are not permitted to use this app.
You must not adjust the app while driving. You must comply with the NSW Road Rules and not use the app or your smartphone in any manner contrary to the Road Rules.
Always have your phone in a commercial phone mount when using a driver’s aid such as Speed Adviser, in accordance with the NSW Road Rules, and ensure your phone does not obscure your view of the roadway.
Because it takes a lot of power to run the GPS hardware in your iPhone, and to reduce battery drain on your phone, you should use your car’s power socket while operating Speed Adviser. Also, you should always shut down the app when you are finished driving.
Speed Adviser does not collect data or report speeding events to Transport for NSW or any other organisation or agency.
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NEED MORE INFORMATION?
Visit our Centre for Road Safety website at http://roadsafety.transport.nsw.gov.au/aboutthecentre/research/roadsafetytechnology/speedadviser/index.html.
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Ratings and Reviews
How I use this app with navigation map app & don’t have current speed meter
It’s is Good app but it’s very difficult to use this app with google map or some other navigation app. This app gives only audio alert. One thing more can u please add vehicle current speedometer with speed limit. It gives alert when exceeding speed 10km/hr than speed limit that is not Good. Need widget for speed limit Thanks
Nifty idea but too big
This is a great idea and kudos to TfNSW for developing it, but at 377MB this app is just too big. Those of you lucky enough to have 64GB or 128GB phone may laugh, but I'm stuck with 16MB and simply can't afford to keep such a large app on my phone. It's 50% bigger than Microsoft Word or Excel and you can't tell me this app does more than those!
Absolutely fantastic. I would not have lost my licence for a period nor been fined for School Zones had I had this earlier
- Transport for NSW
- 378 MB
Requires iOS 12.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular (2nd generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch) and iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation).
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
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Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.