Every year in Tasmania, an average of 35 people die on our roads. Mel Percival, RACT GM Advocacy & Government Relations, looks at the story behind these numbers.
Keep safe during the summer holiday period with these tips from Scott Tilyard, Chair of the Road Safety Advisory Council.
If you ignore speed limits or traffic instructions for road works, you are putting lives at risk.
A program of real-world testing will provide on-road efficiency results for Tasmanians.
Garry Bailey discusses the inconsistency in workplaces between attitudes on vehicle safety and other workplace practices.
In 2022, there were 41 reductions in speed limits on state and council-controlled roads in Tasmania. In every case, these decisions have been made to keep Tasmanians safe.
To be a voice for our members we must listen to members. Thankfully there’s no shortage of Tasmanians telling us what they think about the core issues we advocate for on their behalf.
There’s a remarkably consistent message that emerges whenever Tasmanians are asked how we can reduce road trauma in this state.
The RACT campaign to improve the Tasman Highway bore fruit in the federal election campaign – but that doesn’t mean the fight is over. While there is now $131 million to be spent on significant upgrades over the next five years, that should be regarded as just a first instalment.
With speeding on the rise, more speed cameras will remind drivers it isn’t a smart choice, writes Garry Bailey.
Our state budget submission urges the government to focus on road safety.