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New Real Mates campaign to tackle young men drink driving

The latest version of the Road Safety Advisory Council’s (RSAC) Real Mates anti-drink-driving campaign has started today, which aims to discourage young men from drink driving. Young men aged between 17 and 25 account for almost one in four drink driving related crashes. RSAC Chair, Scott Tilyard said the new Real Mates campaign emphasises the…

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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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