Category: Minister for Road Safety and the TAC

Victoria Acts To Take Deadly Airbags Off Our Roads

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to ensure motorists replace their dangerous Takata alpha airbags to keep themselves and their families safe. VicRoads is contacting vehicle owners and urging them to have their airbags replaced – informing them that registration sanctions may be applied if the airbags are not replaced. Since the ACCC ordered […]

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Too Many Locals Losing Their Lives On Regional Roads

The majority of the 146 deaths on regional Victorian roads last year were people driving in their local area, according to the latest road trauma data, with a renewed effort to turn this around. Acting Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jacinta Allan joined representatives from the TAC and Road Safety Victoria to […]

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Too Many Lives Lost On Our Roads In 2019

Victoria’s road toll is the worst in three years with the Andrews Labor Government joining forces with Victoria Police and the Transport Accident Commission to work hard to ensure it doesn’t happen again. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today joined representatives from Victoria Police, the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and […]

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Powerful Push For A Safe Christmas On Victorian Roads

The heartbreaking moment that a family member is told a loved one has been killed is at the centre of the Transport Accident Commission’s pre-Christmas safety push. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today joined the TAC and Road Safety Victoria to urge Victorians to think about their loved ones and […]

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Record Number Of Safety Upgrades To Get Underway

A record number of road safety upgrades will get underway next year as the Andrews Labor Government continues targeting the state’s most dangerous roads and intersections with lifesaving infrastructure. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today visited the Hume Freeway at Kalkallo to mark the completion of a major safety upgrade […]

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Encouraging Victorians To Be Safe Around Heavy Vehicles

Heavy vehicle drivers and other road users are being urged to take care, in the wake of an increase in the number of deaths involving heavy vehicles on Victorian roads this year. So far in 2019, 42 people have tragically been killed in crashes involving heavy vehicles on Victorian roads, compared with 28 in all […]

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Roads Blitz Supporting Local Jobs In Regional Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s regional road maintenance blitz is supporting local jobs across regional Victoria and injecting millions back into the economy. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today visited Sprayline Road Services in Ballarat to meet with VicRoads’ in-house works team who have delivered over $9 million of works to rebuild, repair and maintain regional […]

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Traffic Light Review To Improve Travel Time And Boost Safety

The timing of traffic lights are being adjusted to boost safety, reduce travel time and move more people on our roads. About 400 individual traffic signals are reviewed by our traffic engineers every year, to maximise traffic flow at some of our busiest intersections. On the Princes Highway, queue lengths on the South Gippsland freeway […]

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New Roundabout Boosting Safety At Mt Rowan

Works to construct a new roundabout at a high-risk Mt Rowan intersection are now complete, giving people driving through the area a safer journey thanks to the support of the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said the new roundabout will boost safety for the 3800 vehicles that […]

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Boosting Safety For Cyclists With New Intersection

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering another new and innovative way to make our roads safer for cyclists and pedestrians. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced Victoria’s first protected intersection will be built as part of a $3.25 million package of cycling and pedestrian upgrades at […]

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