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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 Wire Rope Safety Barriers Flexible barrier being installed on the Melba Highway

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

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Victoria’s Calder Highway & Hume Freeway and Germany’s Autobahn Motorways: How do they compare?

Victoria’s Calder Highway & Hume Freeway and Germany’s Autobahn Motorways: How do they compare?Do you ever find yourself questioning the safety of Germany’s Autobahns where speeds are unlimited, in ...

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New Road Safety Education Complex for young drivers Students visiting TAC vulnerability sculpture Graham

The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has partnered with the Victorian Government and Museums Victoria to create a world leading Road Safety Education Complex in the Melbourne Museum in Carlton.Road crashes are one of ...

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Cycling In Victoria Men cycling in city

In an effort to reduce cyclist road trauma, we have partnered with upcoming cycling events across Victoria to promote the road safety message.

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Apply for a Community Road Safety Grant and play a part in Towards Zero A child wearing a bike helmet standing on a pathway in Colac.

Have a great road safety idea or initiative? Apply for a grant and lead the charge.

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Faces of Zero

Road safety is a shared responsibility. We asked people how they're working Towards Zero deaths on our roads.

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