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Tag: Road safety

Bar Beach crossing upgrades: distracting beauty a safety risk

There's talk of installing a raised pedestrian and bicycle crossing between Cooks Hill Surf Club and Empire Park - what do you think?

TAKE A NAP: Drowsy drivers biggest killer on rural roads

More than 10% of NSW drivers have experienced terrifying moments of microsleep, where they were awake but are unable to recall driving.  

Road users urged to be wary of school zones

Road users have been reminded to remain vigilant when it comes to driving in and around school zones, with many students heading back to class today. Lake Macquarie City Council urges parents, carers...

Branxton Lions unveil upgraded road safety signage

Ensuring motorists remain safe and sound is a priority of the Lions Club of Branxton. And, Cessnock MP Clayton Barr recently met up with members of the organisation to view their newly-refurbished road...

Campaign drives month-long message

Rural road fatalities made up two thirds of last year’s national road toll, with 835 people tragically losing their lives. That is the alarming statistic driving this year’s Rural Road Safety Month campaign...

Traffic flow improvements on the way for Newcastle

Works to improve traffic flow at a busy intersection in Newcastle West are set to start this weekend in a bid to improve journeys through the CBD. The NSW Government is investing $1.4...

Program to deliver lifesaving road safety skills

A new road safety initiative is set to teach teens lifesaving road safety skills. RoadSet, a free online interactive learning experience, is aimed at Year 9 students, designed to help them become better...

Motorists urged to drive safely

Motorists across the Hunter are being urged to drive safely ahead of the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. The NSW Police Force has launched a new operation targeting reckless road users. Operation Stay Alert...
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