Category: Minister for Road Safety and the TAC

Focus On Pedestrian Safety As People Head To The City

Pedestrians and motorists are being urged to be more cautious in Melbourne, with new data raising safety concerns for people who travel to the city these school holidays. Already this year 10 pedestrians have been killed in Victoria with six of those people dying on Melbourne streets. Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala […]

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Victorians Urged To Play Their Part In Keeping Roads Safe

Victorians are being asked to take extra care on the roads these school holidays after a tragic start to the year. Already this year 90 people have died on Victoria’s roads, with 59 of those deaths happening in regional areas across Victoria. This time last year there had been 58 deaths across Victoria, with 31 […]

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A Safer Journey Between Waurn Ponds And Anglesea

Travelling down to Anglesea is now safer with a package of upgrades complete on busy tourist routes Anglesea Road and the Great Ocean Road, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The safety upgrades between Waurn Ponds and Anglesea include a wide centre line to reduce the risk of head-on crashes, roadside flexible safety barriers to […]

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Applications Now Open For Local Road Safety Grants

The Andrews Labor Government is inviting community groups and local councils from across Victoria to apply for grants to boost road safety in their area. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced that the next round of the TAC’s Towards Zero Community Grants program is now open. […]

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Fatigue Test Trial To Keep Drowsy Drivers Off The Road

In an Australian-first trial, the Andrews Labor Government is testing new technology that will detect fatigued drivers. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced that trials will get underway at a controlled test facility in Kilsyth. As part of the trial, drivers will be kept awake for […]

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Westernport Road Safety Improvements Rev-Up

Motorcyclists travelling along one of Gippsland’s most popular riding routes will soon benefit from a package of works that include new safety upgrades never before used in the region. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today said the Andrews Labor Government will begin almost $500,000 worth of improvements […]

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Safety Work Complete Between Longwarry And Traralgon

It is now safer to travel between Longwarry and Traralgon on the Princes Highway, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford was in Traralgon today to announce the completion of work to install more than 170 kilometres of lifesaving safety barriers. This $27 […]

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Safer Speed Limit For Strathmerton Community

The Andrews Labor Government will boost safety for the Strathmerton community by introducing a new 60 kilometres per hour speed limit through the town ahead of Easter. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford announced in Parliament today that the Labor Government will introduce a safer speed limit following a comprehensive speed review and […]

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Next Round Of Road Safety Upgrades To Save More Lives

Another sixteen roads will be upgraded across the state as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s record road safety investment. Last year Victoria recorded its lowest number of road deaths since records began, but 214 lives lost are still 214 too many. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford […]

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Safety Boost For Victorian Kids Returning To School

The Andrews Labor Government is ramping up efforts to keep Victorian kids, parents and teachers safe with reduced speed limits and new electronic signage in school zones. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today visited Napoleons Primary School near Ballarat to meet with children ahead of their return […]

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