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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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Crime Stoppers Tyre marks on road 30 Nov 2015

It can be a scary experience to see other drivers intentionally breaking the rules and driving dangerously.

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The Facts on Speeding Image of speedometer 09 Nov 2015

Speeding is the biggest cause of crashes on Victorian roads and slowing down by 5km/hr can mean the difference between a close call and death. Unfortunately, there is a part of the community that believes low level speeding is acceptable, namely males.

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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 on the roads in the 19th century, the 20th century saw the introduction of motor cars, which presented an even greater problem.

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Horsham's road safe school fence Horsham school fence 20 Aug 2015

For the school kids at Ss Michael and John in Horsham the ball going over the road was giving them a lot of headaches. But they came up with a great solution that made them safer next to the road and kept the games going strong.

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Drink driving: The fall out 15 Aug 2015

Christie Cooper is a reporter for 7 News Melbourne. She recently wrote about the heart wrenching behind-the-scenes story of the tragic impact a drink driver can have on a child, a family and a community

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Tips for Driving in Wet Weather Cartoon man lifting his car in a flood 10 Aug 2015

Melbourne is often said to experience four seasons in one day and, despite its promise of warmer more settled weather, spring is the time when this can happen most. The new season's weather in Victoria really can "spring" from a sunny to driving rain and back to sun again, all before lunch time.

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Towards Zero - Making Progress blogs

To achieve the Towards Zero vision of a future free of deaths and serious injuries on our roads, we all need to work together to keep improving the safety of our road network.

Flexible barriers: How they work and the 'cheese cutter' myth Flexible barrier being installed on the Melba Highway

We address many of the concerns and questions raised about flexible barriers.

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Towards Zero FAQs Towards Zero Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about Towards Zero or the new ad campaign?

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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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Working Towards Zero with the 2016 – 2020 Road Safety Strategy A flexible barrier installed on the Melba Highway as part of the Safer System Roads Infrastructure Program

A bold plan for action to save lives and spare many Victorian families the pain of losing a loved one.

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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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