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Latest news: Road safety

Road Safety Week 2024: Drive so other Canberrans survive

National Road Safety Week (5 to 12 May) provides an opportunity for people to recommit to being safe drivers, minister Chris Steel says.

Police road safety blitz on Hume Highway 5-8 March

NSW and Victoria police will be patrolling the Hume Highway between Sydney and Melbourne in a high visibility road safety blitz over four days, 5-8 March.

Canberrans, drive safely to the coast this summer

Every summer, thousands of Canberrans head down the Kings Highway to the coast. Some don't make it. To get there safely, drivers should slow down, put the phone away, and drive to...

Drive calls for Australia to implement a towing licence

With road traffic about to hit seasonal highs across Australia, leading automotive network Drive.com.au, is calling for a nationally recognised towing endorsement for Australian drivers' licences as a crucial step toward safer driving.

E-scooter riders caught flouting the law put on notice

E-scooter riders might feel invincible as they fly through city streets but they can still fall foul of the law like other road users.

Canberra’s own rally driver shares tips for staying safe on the road

Canberra's own National Rally Champion Lewis Bates shares his top tips to stay safe behind the wheel.

ACT road users urged to ‘drive so others survive’

Today marks the start of the tenth National Road Safety Week, and politicians and police urge the public to ‘drive so that others survive’.

Double demerits in ACT and NSW over Anzac period

Double demerits will be in place in the ACT over the Anzac period, from midnight tonight, 20 April, and will stay in effect until midnight Tuesday 25 April.

UC in cooperative research project to save motorcyclists’ lives

The University of Canberra will take a lead role to develop a smart sensing system as part of a cooperative research project designed to save the lives of motorbike riders.

Road safety for cyclists in Canberra

All road users – motorists and cyclists alike – need to ensure bike riders’ safety in the ACT. Share the road and travel safely.

Mobile device detection cameras rolling out across ACT roads

Drivers caught by mobile device detection cameras being rolled out on ACT roads from today, Tuesday 14 February, won't be issued warning notices until mid-year or issued fines until October.

Unlicensed drink driver caught on Commonwealth Ave

An unlicensed drink driver in a vehicle with suspended registration was caught by ACT police on Commonwealth Avenue in the City early this morning, Friday 27 January.

Kings Highway summer road safety campaign underway

Now in its 14th year, the Kings Highway Road Safety Partnership strives to keep the main highway between Canberra and the NSW South Coast free of fatalities and serious collisions by promoting safe driving behaviours.