Category: Minister for Road Safety and the TAC

Tragic Milestone Reminds Victorians To Take Care On Our Roads

More people have already lost their lives on Victoria’s roads this year than for the entirety of 2018 – a tragic reminder for all of us to take care on our roads. On Friday the number of lives lost on our roads reached 214, surpassing the number of lives lost in 2018. These are not […]

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Geelong Artist’s Design Chosen For Road Trauma Memorial

A Geelong region artist has been selected to design and create a permanent memorial to remember people who have lost their lives on Victorian roads. Ocean Grove’s Don Walters’ concept ‘Solace’ was chosen from a pool of high-quality submissions to create the public memorial, which will be located in Geelong. The memorial will have a […]

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New Survey Asks Victorians To Share Thoughts On Road Safety

The lived-experience of Victorians will be front and centre as planning ramps up for the state’s next road safety strategy. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and TAC Jaala Pulford has launched Victoria’s Next Road Safety Strategy Survey which will help the Labor Government further understand how Victorians use and view the state’s road network, and […]

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Keeping Kids Safe As They Return To School

With the Spring school holidays coming to an end and students heading back to school, Victorians are asked to make safe driving their number-one priority. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said that when drivers get behind the wheel, they need to put the phone down and keep their eyes on […]

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Another Massive Regional Road Maintenance Blitz To Begin

Regional Victorians will start to see roadwork crews out in force in the coming weeks as the next regional road maintenance blitz gets underway to give drivers safer, smoother and stronger roads. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Jaala Pulford said crews were gearing up to deliver thousands of maintenance jobs across the state during […]

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Make Road Safety The Winner This Grand Final Long Weekend

Victorians hitting the road over the AFL grand final long weekend are being urged to leave the thrills and spills to the footballers. Following a horror weekend on the roads with four people killed in country Victoria Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today reminded Victorians heading away for the long […]

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Safety Boost For High-Risk Intersections In Mildura

Three of Mildura’s highest-risk intersections will be made safer as part of the first round of a state-wide blitz targeting rural and regional Victoria’s most dangerous intersections thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said the upgrades are being rolled out under a $25 million program […]

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Community To Have Their Say On Road Safety In Mildura

Residents from Mildura and the surrounding region will share their ideas and thoughts on how to make local roads safer at tonight’s regional road safety forum. It has been a devastating year to date on Victoria’s roads, with 202 deaths, compared with 147 at the same time last year. The majority of fatalities are happening […]

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Safety Boost Complete For Western Freeway Drivers

People driving between the Western Ring Road and Ballarat will now have a safer journey with the completion of a package of safety upgrades along the Western Freeway. The final safety upgrades between Bacchus Marsh and Leigh Creek are now complete and are part of around 230 kilometres of flexible safety barrier installed on the […]

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Australia-First Road Safety Technology Trial Gets Green Light

The Andrews Labor Government is making Victorian roads safer with a trial of Australia-first technology at one of Melbourne’s high-crash intersections. Minister for Roads, Roads Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced new connected and automated vehicle technology will be fitted at the intersection of Williamstown Road and Somerville Road in Yarraville. One third […]

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