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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.

Green Man Grants: road safety competition for young people A woman writing notes and researching on her iPad

Towards Zero invites young drivers to enter the green man grants, a road safety competition for young people. Pitch your ideas to make Victorian roads safer

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Clubs support drive to zero Andrew Mackie making towards zero sign

Collingwood, Geelong Cats and Melbourne Victory are among the clubs that support Towards Zero. Watch the new videos ads and learn more here

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252 Lives Lost: Changing the language of road trauma Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan

See how we changing the way we talk about road trauma, we want the language to reflect that road trauma is more than just numbers. Read more here

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Towards Zero - What next? Together We Can Change Road Safety For Good

The only acceptable number of people to die on our roads is zero - our next step in the Towards Zero Vision, take a look at how we're going to get there

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WHO Report 2015: Road safety is a global health issue – Part Two A busy road in Kolkata, India.

Find out why WHO classifies road trauma as a health issue and how Towards Zero are working with the local government in Victoria and other regions today.

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Towards Zero 2016 Road Safety and Media Awards 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. Learn more on Towards Zero awards here.

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