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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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Horror road toll

Yesterday was another horrific day on Tasmanian roads. Tragically, a mother and child have died following a crash in the state’s south yesterday evening. This news came the day after a 16-year-old sadly lost his life following a single vehicle crash in Devonport. It’s absolutely heartbreaking that we continue to see the tragic loss of…

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Get home safely this long weekend

If you’re travelling around the state this long weekend, make sure you plan a rest stop into your drive. Dedicated SES Volunteers are giving up their time this long weekend to help you, the Tasmanian community, get home safely. By providing free tea and coffee, and a safe place for you to take a powernap,…

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