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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

TAC urges drivers to take a scenic stop to avoid driving drowsy - 24 Jul 2017

The Transport Accident Commission has mapped out 24 scenic locations on route to and from Victoria’s ski fields to help people plan their trip Read more

Family-orientated road safety education at Fun 4 Kids Festival - 03 Jul 2017

The importance of role modeling responsible driver behaviour for children will be a theme of the Transport Accident Commission’s presence at Warrnambool’s Fun 4 Read more

New World Class Rehabilitation Centre For Geelong - 30 Jun 2017

A new rehabilitation centre will give people living in Geelong and south west Victoria the treatment they need, closer to home.

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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

Safe cycling promoted through Cadel Road Race Cyclists on road in Melbourne

The Transport Accident Commission has partnered with the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race to promote road safety in an effort to reduce cyclist road trauma

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Take a break from the road at a driver reviver pit stop Driver Reviver Pit Stop

Victorian Driver Reviver locations operate throughout the year during major public holiday long weekends, such as Australia Day, Labour Day, Easter, Queen's Birthday and the Christmas/New Year period

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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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