Transport Matters Party leader Rod Barton has asked the Minister for Public Transport to implement a single annual safety inspection standard for commercial passenger vehicles.
I am pleased to rise today to commend a group of talented young women from Ivanhoe Girls Grammar who presented their safe public transport bill to me last week. As part of our Youth Parliament program, the girls debated and passed a bill to implement new safety measures around public transport infrastructure and high-risk areas for women.
The commercial passenger vehicle industry knows that the RedBook inspection makes a mockery of VicRoads’s roadworthy standards. So I ask the minister to take immediate action and stop the regulator undermining the government’s road safety initiatives and VicRoads’ standards on licensed roadworthiness certificates.
Touting and unaccredited drivers in the commercial passenger vehicle industry are ticking time bombs that must be stopped says Transport Matters Party leader Rod Barton.