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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

Premium pitstops set to stop traffic this long weekend - 08 Jun 2016

The Transport Accident Commission’s Premium Pitstop experience will be rolled out at six busy Driver Reviver sites this weekend giving road trippers an extra reason Read more

Saving lives – Melba Highway wire rope barrier - 06 Jun 2016

A new stretch of wire rope barrier on the Melba Highway near Yea has saved three lives, after a driver crashed into the barrier Read more

Safer cars on the rise as AEB fitment rates more than double - 27 May 2016

The Transport Accident Commission is calling for manufacturers to include auto emergency braking (AEB) as standard in all new cars, following a spike in the Read more

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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

Making people safer in local and busy places A cyclist riding through Melbourne's CBD.

We’re making people safer on our busiest roads whether they’re behind the wheel of a car, walking or riding a bike.

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Getting safer vehicles on our roads A woman checking her side mirror while driving

Research shows that getting everyone into safer vehicles will save many more lives 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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