In Australia, one child every week is run over in the driveway of their own home. Children are vulnerable around traffic, with those most at risk of injury being aged from five to nine years. This is often because they are given more opportunities to cross roads on their own. As adults, we take for […]
Here’s a useful link to the Guide to Safety on the Roads for kids and parents, produced by the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia.
MOBILE PHONES DRIVING PEDESTRIANS TO DISTRACTION, AND DANGER This poster was developed in 2016 and is a joint initiative of ten Northern Sydney Councils, including Hornsby, Ku-ring-gai, Lane Cove, Manly, Mosman, North Sydney, Pittwater, Ryde, Warringah and Willoughby, in conjunction with Roads & Maritime Services. Distracted_mr_2016 Local councils are working together in a bid to make […]
North Sydney Council in collaboration with Lane Cove & Willoughby Councils has launched ‘It’s Local. It’s 50!’ Speed Campaign, once again, and this year we are asking drivers if they are ‘strong enough to drop & give us fifty’. Statistics from all three Council areas shows a disturbing number of crashes on roads, including a high number […]
I’ve been driving around Sydney’s roads for a long time. In more recent years, I’ve noticed that almost all adults, if they have jobs involving being on or near roads, will wear a bright yellow/orange T-shirt, Vest or other garment to warn motorists of their presence. From road workers to truck drivers, delivery men, Telstra […]