Road Safety

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Teaching Your Kids the Fundamentals of Road Safety

Children Crossingby Maureen Fegan     Every year over 2500 children are injured in road crashes nationwide*.   However there are many ways we can reduce this toll by teaching our kids the fundamentals of road safety, made easier by a new road safety guide now available to all parents.  ...read more »

Ride2School

The Ride2School website helps parents and students learn about riding safely.  There are articles, surveys, events, stories, photos and videos.  ...read more »

New National Child Restraint Laws Will Improve Safety

July 2010     New nationally approved child restraint laws are now in effect, targeting the high rate of injuries amongst children travelling in cars. The new national road rules introduce a mandatory, size-appropriate restraint system for all children up to the age of seven.  ...read more »

Teens And Distracted Driving

November 2009     One in four (26%) of American teens of driving age say they have texted while driving, and half (48%) of all teens ages 12 to 17 say they’ve been a passenger while a driver has texted behind the wheel.  ...read more »

New National Safety Laws to Protect Kids in Cars

28 May 2009     All  children up to the age of seven years will need to be secured in an approved restraint or booster seat when travelling in vehicles, under new road safety laws to be introduced in November this year to better protect children from serious injury.  ...read more »

Learn to Love Your Learner Driver

Learner drivers may not be getting enough experience in a wide range of conditions, with research by NRMA Insurance showing some parents are reluctant to teach their children to drive.  ...read more »

Arrive Alive - VIC Road Safety

Arrive alive is the Victorian government's road safety stratefy.  Arrive alive includes a range of programs that reflect common interest areas for young people. These programs aim to involve young people in activities they enjoy while positively influencing attitudes and behaviours on the roads.  ...read more »

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