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We want your dashcam footage

Mistakes on the road are made by everyday Australians, doing everyday things, every day. Too many of these mistakes end in tragedy – where someone is killed or seriously injured, Road Safety Advisory Council Chair Garry Bailey said today. “Last year, 32 people were killed and 252 seriously injured in road-related crashes in Tasmania. Many…

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Get back into the habit

Tasmania’s drivers were urged today to get back into the habit of slowing to 40km/h in school zones that include school buses. Road Safety Advisory Council Chair Garry Bailey said the school zone limit of 40km/h helped keep children safe. “We’re extending the Love 40 campaign this year to school crossing patrol officers who will…

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Fatality-free holiday

Road Safety Advisory Council Chair Garry Bailey today congratulated drivers for a fatality-free festive season. “It’s the third time in 10 years we’ve had a fatality-free Christmas/New Year; the other two were 2016-17 and 2017-18,” Mr Bailey said. “There’s been an average of two fatalities each Christmas-New Year break for the 10 years to January 1…

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