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Road Toll Inquiry

Mar 12, 2020

The Road Toll Inquiry reporting date has been extended to 31 March 2021.

Between the 7 July 2020 and 6 October 2020, I had the privilege of sitting in the public hearings to listen to a range of experts, organisations and departments on road safety. This included international leaders in transport safety such as Vision Zero Academy from the Swedish Transport Administration, Volvo and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Transport and Society.

Topics discussed in the public hearings included:

  • Fatigue;
  • Safety Barrier;
  • Impact of Drug & Alcohol;
  • Road Safety Education in Schools;
  • Road Design;
  • Driverless Cars & Driver Assist;
  • Vehicle affordability;
  • Speed Enforcement;
  • Current Road Standards;
  • Road Toll;
  • Motorcycles and road safety;
  • Data collection;
  • Issues faced in certain local areas such as the Mornington Peninsula and Melbourne.

You can view the transcripts and recordings of the public hearings at: https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/eic-lc/inquiries/article/4295

Submissions can be viewed online at: https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/eic-lc/inquiries/article/4292

Submission – truck safety

B-Double driver raises concerns over truck shift and rest time requirements, driver training and road rules in a submission to road toll inquiry.

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