Research tells us the most common contributing factors to road crashes are human errors, with most crashes able to be prevented or mitigated.
The Northern Territory will receive a range of new road safety upgrades and improvements, with $33.3 million in funding allocated by the Australian Government, and a further $13.7 million provided by the Territory Government.
Owners of Driver Reviver locations across Australia can now apply for a share in $7.3 million of grant funding to upgrade their sites.
WA based Injury Matters has launched a new resource called Mental and Physical Safety on our Roads (MaPS on our Roads) in a bid to improve the mental and physical safety of truckies across the state.
The completed duplication of the Pacific Highway will save lives, especially as traffic increases ahead of the Christmas holiday period, Chair of the Australian Trucking Association David Smith said today. Read more
As we edge closer to the peak of the holiday period, the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) urges road users to be cautious and considerate as traffic increases.
The WA Government has secured record funding for regional road safety, with $455 million committed to the Regional Road Safety Program – and up to 7,000 kilometres of road may benefit.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and the University of Newcastle have joined forces to fine-tune the way the industry is communicating safety messages to young road users. Read more
Ahead of the busy holiday period, the Caravan Industry Association of Australia tells us it’s working hard to promote the road safety message to holidaymakers, with a targeted campaign focusing on topics such as sharing the road with trucks, and the appropriate use of rest stops – including truck rest areas. But is the message getting across?
The Australian and New South Wales Governments say their accelerated $398 million investment in road safety improvements through the Safer Roads Program this year is already starting to make a big difference in regional communities. Read more