The taxi industry is at the coal face when it comes to arrivals into Australia and the risks associated with close social contact during this Covid-19 crisis. This week Rod has written to the Premier and asked in Parliament for support for drivers who are ill or must self isolate. With no sick pay and no holiday pay these are the hard workers who are getting Victorian’s home safely and they and their families deserve our support.
Last week I asked the Minister for Public Transport to review bus services on Phillip Island to relieve residents and visitors total dependence on cars to navigate the islands attractions.
I spoke on the Road Safety Amendment Bill 2019 which aims to toughen up on road safety by immediately suspending the license of people who travel 45km above the speed limit or above 145km in a 110km zone and for violent offences that involve the use of a motor vehicle.