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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

New TAC drink drive message asks for total separation - 2016-09-27T12:34:34+10:00

The Transport Accident Commission has ramped up its drink driving message ahead of the Grand Final, with a new campaign asking Victorians to separate drinking Read more

Young people to drive down road trauma - 06 Sep 2016

A new road safety program will challenge Victorian youths to come up with a campaign to reduce the high number of young people who Read more

New TAC data shows serious injury crashes on the rise - 02 Sep 2016

New Transport Accident Commission data shows areas on Melbourne’s suburban fringe have some of the highest road crash injury rates in the state.

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Latest TAC Blogs

Crime Stoppers Tyre marks on road 30 Nov 2015
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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

TAC encourages people to separate drinking and driving A police officer breath tests a driver pulled over to the side of the road

The TAC’s new drink driving ads encourage everyone to entirely separate alcohol and driving.

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Used Car Safety Rating shows the best and worst cars on the market Cars driving through Ballarat

Before buying a second-hand car on Gumtree or an extra family car, find out which cars scored five stars for safety and which are ruled out in the Used Car Safety Rating Buyer’s Guide 2016.

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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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