Road Torque

2016 Series

Road Torque is a series of five three-minute segments, each about an aspect of road safety, shown during the Southern Cross Television News on Monday nights from 11 July.

Episode 5 – The rule: know the rules

More about the Tasmanian road rules

Episode 4 – Why stars matter

More information about buying safe cars

Episode 3 – Loose loads lose lives

More information about securing loads

Episode 2 – Life savers and how you can help

Episode 1 – One bad decision; a lifetime
in ‘prison’

More information about drink-driving.

2015 Series

The series was shown during the Southern Cross Television News on Monday nights from 15 June.

Episode 5 – Texting and driving don’t mix

For more information on texting and driving distracted, click here.

Episode 4 – A mum’s story

There’s more information about speeding here and here.

Episode 3 – The crash investigator

There’s more information about speeding here and here and drink-driving here.

Episode 2 – The morning after

Click here for more information about drink driving.

Episode 1 – Share the road

Click here for more information about safe riding

The 2014 series

The series was shown during the Southern Cross Television News on Monday nights from 21 July.

Episode 5 – Slow down,
you’re moving too fast

More information about speeding.

Episode 4 – Sharing the Road

More information on Bicycle Safety

Episode 3 – A little bit over? Don’t risk it

More information about alcohol and how it can effect driving.

Episode 2 – Pay attention

More information on Inattention

Episode 1 – Brothers In Arms

More information about alcohol and how it can effect driving.

2013 Series

Televised during Southern Cross Television’s Sunday night News
from 4 August to 15 September.

Episode 7 – Speeding

More information on speeding.

Episode 6 – Drinking and driving

More information about alcohol and how it can effect driving.

Episode 5 – Roadworthiness and Crashworthiness

How safe is my car? More information on roadworthy and crashworthy. 

Episode 4 – Drive to the Conditions

Episode 3 – Motorcyclists and Cyclists


More information on Motorcycle Safety and Bicycle Safety

Episode 2 – Inattention


More information about inattention

Episode 1 – Fatigue


More information about the dangers of driving when tired