Topic: Roads

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 […]

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

Starting Work On Sturt Street Intersection Upgrades

 The first of a package of intersection upgrades along Sturt Street in Ballarat are set to begin soon, as consultation continues on the proposed bike path ahead of designs being finalised. Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford said two new sets of traffic lights will be installed at the Raglan and […]

Categories: Media Release, Western Victoria Region

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 […]

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

Identity Fraud Crackdown

The Andrews Labor Government is cracking down on identity fraud and doing more to protect Victorians and their digital data through the use of new identity matching technology. Following a Council of Australian Governments’ agreement, Victorian driver licence data will be uploaded to the Federal Government’s National Driver Licence Facial Recognition Solution (NDLFRS), improving the […]

Categories: Media Release, Special Minister of State

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

Locals Have Their Say On Road Safety At Bendigo Forum

Residents from Bendigo 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 191 deaths, compared with 133 at the same time last year, with the majority of these deaths […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Northern Victoria Region

Tigers Fans Show Their True Colours With Custom Plates

Tigers fans will be proudly barracking from their bumper bar this September with Richmond topping the ladder for the highest number of AFL themed Custom Plates sold. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford said nearly 900 AFL fans purchased number plates with their club logo and colours last year under the Andrews Labor Government’s Custom Plates […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

Technology To Boost Safety At High Risk Intersection

New technology is being installed at a high-risk intersection at Ecklin South to make driving easier and safer for people travelling in south western Victoria. Side Road Activated Speed technology which helps slow traffic for drivers entering busy roads will be installed at the intersection of Cobden-Warrnambool Road and Ayresford Road. In the past five […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, Western Victoria Region

Locals Have Their Say On Road Safety At Portland Forum

Residents from Portland and surrounding towns in Western Victoria 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 185 deaths, compared with 124 at the same time last year – an increase of […]

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