Topic: Roads

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads

Boosting Safety On Dunkeld-Cavendish Road

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting safety at a notorious narrow road in Victoria’s south-west with a major upgrade to deliver a better journey for drivers on Dunkeld-Cavendish Road. Acting Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jacinta Allan today announced that works are set to begin on the $4.5 million project that will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

Ballarat-Maryborough Road Upgrades Underway

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with rebuilding works on Ballarat-Maryborough Road to deliver a smoother and more reliable journey for thousands of drivers each day. Acting Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jacinta Allan said the 1.5-kilometre section of road north of Miners Rest will be rebuilt, with the existing road […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads, Western Victoria Region

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads

West Gate Bridge Set For Post-Christmas Revamp

The Andrews Labor Government will get on with important maintenance work on Melbourne’s iconic West Gate Bridge to strengthen the road for the hundreds of thousands of motorists who rely on it every day. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford visited the Department of Transport’s Incident Response Services (IRS) depot in […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

New Technology To Save Lives On Our Roads

Speeding motorists are on notice as new technology to crack down on dangerous driving and help save lives hits the roads. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today announced the first of the next generation mobile speed cameras, which start enforcement this month following extensive testing in the community. The new state-of-the-art mobile […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Police and Emergency Services

New Roundabout Boosting Safety On Surfcoast Highway

The Andrews Labor Government has made it safer for people driving and cycling at north Torquay with a new roundabout at the Surfcoast Highway, South Beach Road and Messmate Road intersection. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said this important upgrade would help improve traffic flow and make it safe for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads

Motorists Urged To Be Vigilant This Riding Season

Victorian drivers and motorcycle riders are being reminded to look out for each other on the roads, with rider numbers set to increase over summer. So far this year, 36 motorcycle riders have lost their lives Victorian roads, compared with 38 deaths for all of 2018 and 29 at the same time last year. Minister […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Minister for Roads