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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.

Meet Graham – the only person designed to survive on our roads Interactive sculpture Graham's face

He may look super human, but Graham is simply the only person with a body designed to survive a crash.

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How we’re making roads safer for those most vulnerable in crashes People crossing the road at an intersection

We're all vulnerable in crashes, but some of us are more at risk than others.

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Towards Zero Leadership Symposium 2016 Digital board from Towards Zero Symposium

The Towards Zero partners brought together regional leaders to discuss the shared responsibility of road safety in Victoria. The day also gave leaders the opportunity to find out how they can get involved in Towards Zero...

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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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Pedestrians and distractions: Get #TheLook this summer Stylist Lana Wilkinson with fashion bloggers Tre Dallas and Chris B.A.

The best look on the streets of Melbourne is paying attention.

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Towards Zero 2016 Road Safety and Media Awards – entries now open Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan with journalists from The Age, Media Outlet of the Year winners

Victorian organisations and journalists have the chance to be recognised for their commitment to Towards Zero.

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