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20

School zone safety to be improved

Friday, 20 February 2015

The morning school run should prove much safer in the coming months as a planned NSW government initiative takes effect.

With the school year now well underway across the state, the government has announced a $10 million boost to school zone safety.

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FEB
11

Police ask for caution on the roads

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Article PhotoPolice are asking motorists on NSW roads to be cautious as the road toll takes an unfortunate increase over the past few weeks.

Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay has described the recent events as heartbreaking. Including the first week of February, the road toll stands at 48 for NSW.

"We're just over a month into the year and sadly many families across our state are grieving the loss of loved ones," said Mr Gay in a recent release.

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JAN
30

Slow down for Schools: Police urge caution

Friday, 30 January 2015

Article PhotoAs another school year begins, drivers need to be increasingly vigilant of young children on the road. Whether around school zones or neighbourhoods where kids may be walking home, keep an eye out for school kids no matter how slow you're driving.

See the signs, slow down to 40km/h

As schools return throughout New South Wales, police are reminding motorists to slow down to 40km/h in designated school zones. This speed reduction applies from 8am to 9.30am and again as the school day ends between 2.30pm and 4pm.

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DEC
11

Government to target drivers using disabled parking spaces illegally

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Article PhotoAs demand for parking spaces increases, NSW authorities are seeing a rise in motorists using disabled car parking spaces illegally.

As a result of driver behaviour, the NSW government has announced a tough approach to crackdown on this conduct.

New month, new penalty

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OCT
30

Driveway campaign highlights growing danger

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Article PhotoDrive down any suburban Australian road on a summer day and you will see countless children playing and on the driveway of their home. However, this is one place that can cause danger without warning and an area the NSW government is targeting in its latest safety campaign.

Announced recently, the state government is working alongside the Georgina Josephine Foundation to spread the word on driveway safety and how to curb the increasing accident rate.

The base of the campaign revolves around a video that highlights basic measures such as driveway access, visibility and ensuring garages are fitted with child locks. The video is available from the foundation's workshops and website as well as on the Centre for Road Safety webpage.

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