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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

A new age for Towards Zero Media Awards - 17 Aug 2016

The Transport Accident Commission has recognised the state's best road safety reporting and road safety projects at the Towards Zero Road Safety and Media Awards.

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TAC lifts the lid on the science behind global road safety phenomenon - 05 Aug 2016

Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission has revealed the science behind the road safety education project that has generated global discussion around human vulnerability.

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Local leaders called on to take up Towards Zero challenge - 04 Aug 2016

Local governments from across Melbourne are urged to come together at the next Towards Zero road safety symposium to learn how they can reduce deaths 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

Drink driving to distractions: tackling road safety issues A woman blows into an alcohol interlock device

We’re finding new ways to reduce the number of people killed or injured due to impaired driving and speeding.

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Towards Zero Leadership Symposium 2016 Doug Bradbrook speaking on a panel at the symposium with Virginia Trioli

Local leaders joined the Towards Zero partners to discuss shared responsibility and how they can work together.

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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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