Category: Minister for Roads

Regional Communities To Have Their Say On Road Safety

The Andrews Labor Government will hold eight road safety community roundtables across Victoria in the coming months to seek views on reducing the number of lives lost and serious injuries on regional roads. The community roundtables will follow on from last week’s Road Safety Summit at the State Library, where road safety experts and community […]

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We All Have A Role To Keep Our Roads Safe

Victorian drivers are being urged to slow down and adapt to changing conditions, with the onset of winter and the approaching long weekend increasing risk levels on the state’s roads. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and TAC Jaala Pulford today joined representatives from the Transport Accident Commission and VicRoads to call on Victorian motorists to […]

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New Campaign Highlights The Dangers Of Distracted Driving

A new campaign is calling on drivers to ditch the distractions and put their phones away to make Victoria’s roads safer. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today joined the Transport Accident Commission CEO Joe Calafiore to unveil the new campaign ahead of the Victorian Road Safety Summit. The campaign tells […]

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New Speed Limit To Boost Safety Through Casterton

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting safety for drivers and pedestrians in the heart of Casterton. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today announced a new 40km/h speed limit would be introduced on the Glenelg Highway in the main shopping strip of Casterton. As a key freight route, the Glenelg Highway carries about 2600 vehicles a […]

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Smoother, Safer Roads Across Our Suburbs And Regions

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its promises and making the roads Victorians rely on every day safer and more reliable as part of a huge investment in our suburbs and regions. Over the last four years, the Labor Government has overhauled Victoria’s road network – upgraded the Monash and Tullamarine freeways, alongside fixing […]

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Wider And Safer Roads Thanks To Vital Upgrade Package

Drivers in Victoria’s south west can now enjoy a smoother and safer journey with a package of road rebuilding and widening works now complete. The Andrews Labor Government have invested $40 million to upgrade narrow roads across south-western Victoria – with the final three roads under that package recently completed. The final roads to be […]

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Helping More Young Victorians Learn To Drive

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more disadvantaged young Victorians get the support they need while learning to drive. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced the successful Learner Driver Mentor Program (L2P) will continue for a further four years. The L2P program helps learner drivers who […]

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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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Technology Trial To Bust Number Plate Theft

The Andrews Labor Government is trialing new technology to crack down on number plate theft and cloning. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford was in Bundoora today to announce the start of new trails that will aim to improve vehicle identification, and combat number plate theft and misuse. One technology being trialled is Radio Frequency Identification […]

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New Pathway To Link Lucknow And Eastwood To Bairnsdale

People in Lucknow and Eastwood will be able to safely walk or cycle to Bairnsdale thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today announced that construction of a dedicated shared path on the Great Alpine Road will soon begin. The off-road shared pathway will be constructed on the Great Alpine Road […]

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