Media Statements

Raise your voice to reduce road trauma

Tasmanians are invited to raise their voices for road safety by joining one of our upcoming public forums aimed at bringing down the number of deaths and serious injuries on our roads. 36 people have died on Tasmanian roads in 2022 meaning this is expected to be our worst year for road deaths in more…

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Have your say on keeping new riders safe

Motorcyclists continue to be overrepresented in Tasmania’s serious casualty crashes. Public comment has now opened on the Tasmanian motorcyclist graduated licensing system (GLS) to identify changes that will help make inexperienced riders safer. The GLS ensures that new riders attain sufficient learning and practical experience as they progress through the licensing stages from pre-L to…

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Tasmania lights up in yellow for National Road Safety Week

Despite best efforts, the rate of death and serious injury on Tasmanian roads remains too high. 26 people have died on our roads so far this year, with another 86 people hospitalised with serious injuries, highlighting the need for initiatives such as National Road Safety Week (15 – 22 May) launched by Road Safety Advisory…

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