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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 campaign targets dangerous drug drivers - 06 Feb 2018

Drug drivers continue to pose a significant risk on Victoria’s roads, with the number of fatalities involving a driver or motorcyclist with drugs in their Read more

Trial giving Independence to Victorians injured in crashes - 22 Jan 2018

A trial of new technology to help Victorians seriously injured in road accidents live independently is underway as part of a partnership between the Transport Read more

All roads lead to pop-up cinema this summer - 08 Jan 2018

The Transport Accident Commission will be serving up classic movies on an outdoor cinema in regional Victorian towns in the coming weeks.

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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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A look back on Melbourne's road safety history 24 Aug 2015
While horses were the main cause of deaths and injuries
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Towards Zero making progress articles

Road to Zero Experience Melbourne Museum

Road To Zero is a world-first road safety education experience developed at Melbourne Museum as Victoria works to create a new generation of safe young drivers as we work Towards Zero

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Making rural roads safer Car driving down road with wire rope barrier

By 2020 we will transform some of Victoria’s riskiest roads into our safest 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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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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