Topic: Roads

Stop, Revive And Arrive Alive This Easter Weekend

Easter holiday makers are reminded to stop, revive, survive this long weekend as road safety agencies join forces to drive down deaths and trauma on Victoria’s roads. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today joined Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford with road safety partners to launch this year’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Police and Emergency Services

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Roads

Focus On Pedestrian Safety As People Head To The City

Pedestrians and motorists are being urged to be more cautious in Melbourne, with new data raising safety concerns for people who travel to the city these school holidays. Already this year 10 pedestrians have been killed in Victoria with six of those people dying on Melbourne streets. Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala […]

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

Victorians Urged To Play Their Part In Keeping Roads Safe

Victorians are being asked to take extra care on the roads these school holidays after a tragic start to the year. Already this year 90 people have died on Victoria’s roads, with 59 of those deaths happening in regional areas across Victoria. This time last year there had been 58 deaths across Victoria, with 31 […]

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

A Safer Journey Between Waurn Ponds And Anglesea

Travelling down to Anglesea is now safer with a package of upgrades complete on busy tourist routes Anglesea Road and the Great Ocean Road, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The safety upgrades between Waurn Ponds and Anglesea include a wide centre line to reduce the risk of head-on crashes, roadside flexible safety barriers to […]

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

Applications Now Open For Local Road Safety Grants

The Andrews Labor Government is inviting community groups and local councils from across Victoria to apply for grants to boost road safety in their area. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced that the next round of the TAC’s Towards Zero Community Grants program is now open. […]

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

Fatigue Test Trial To Keep Drowsy Drivers Off The Road

In an Australian-first trial, the Andrews Labor Government is testing new technology that will detect fatigued drivers. Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced that trials will get underway at a controlled test facility in Kilsyth. As part of the trial, drivers will be kept awake for […]

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

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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Locals Help Shape Vital Suburban Road Upgrades

Drivers who rely on Melbourne’s busiest suburban roads in the north and south-east are helping to shape their transformation, as the Andrews Labor Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade hits a major new milestone. The Labor Government today released the Request for Proposal (RFP) to deliver the $2.2 billion north and south-eastern packages, allowing bidders to submit […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

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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