The Andrews Labor Government has made it safer for students from Nepean Special School to cross the road with the installation of new crossing technology helping them get to school.
Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford announced that works were complete on the $20,000 upgrade of the intersection at Harnett Street and Klauer Street in Seaford.
User-Friendly Intelligent (PUFFIN) cameras will help give students and their families more time to safely cross the road.
The cameras work by detecting where people are on the crossing and gives them a realistic crossing time that allows for their safe passage to the other side of the road.
Quote attributable to the Minister for Road and Road Safety Jaala Pulford
“The students at Nepean Special School identified a change they wanted and we are delighted to have been able to make it happen for them.”
Quote attributable to the Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny
“I want to thank the students at Nepean Special School for raising this important issue. Because of them, new technology has now been installed at the intersection — making it much safer for everyone using this intersection.”
Quote attributable to Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke
“Making sure everyone is safe on our roads is always our top priority which is exactly what this upgrade does.”