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Promoting road safety issues and reducing the incidence and severity of road trauma are key TAC objectives.  We regularly highlight issues to increase awareness, change behaviour and promote the road safety message.

Visit our road safety page for information on campaigns and to find out the latest road safety statistics.  Media releases, news and commentary on TAC-related issues can be found below.

Media Releases

TAC and Urban Spread bring music back to the ‘burbs - 13 Jan 2017

The hottest names in Australian music will be taking over the ‘burbs this summer, in the name of road safety.

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Making Victorian Roads Safer In 2017 - 01 Jan 2017

The Government today declared 2017 Victoria’s year of action against road fatalities, after a heartbreaking third-straight year of increased road deaths.

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TAC wishes Victorians a safe and happy Christmas - 23 Dec 2016

The Transport Accident Commission has asked Victorians to spare a thought for those spending Christmas Day in hospital with crash-related injuries.

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Latest TAC Blogs

Crime Stoppers Tyre marks on road 30 Nov 2015
It can be a scary experience to see other drivers
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The Facts on Speeding Image of speedometer 09 Nov 2015
Speeding is the biggest cause of crashes on Victorian roads
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Towards Zero Making Progress articles

Apply for a Community Road Safety Grant and play a part in Towards Zero A child wearing a bike helmet standing on a pathway in Colac.

Have a great road safety idea or initiative? Apply for a grant and lead the charge.

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Faces of Zero

Road safety is a shared responsibility. We asked people how they're working Towards Zero deaths on our roads.

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See all the ways we are making progress Towards Zero

Media releases

Our latest media releases can be found here, along with an archive of media releases going back to 2003.

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TAC blogs

Here we share road safety news, views and innovations as we work towards zero road deaths and injuries on our roads.

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Media contacts

Transport Accident Commission media related contacts available here.

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For the record

"For the Record" allows the community to read about the views of the TAC on current issues.  Here we respond to emerging issues and provide expert commentary.

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Useful links

The TAC works closely with a number of organisations to support the Victorian community, including road safety organisations, the government, research organisations and other national and international road safety agencies.

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Statistics

The TAC provides a wide range of road safety statistics including fatality and serious injury data, by road user and local area and regular reports on road safety attitudes and behaviours. You can explore these statistics here.
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Social media

A summary of the TAC social media assets

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Annual reports

The Annual Report shows that the TAC funded $1.086 billion in benefits and services to 45,038 clients. The TAC has also recorded its highest ever client feedback score of 7.63.

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