Category: Roads and Assets

Council supports national campaign to reduce road toll

May 18, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is throwing their support behind a national road safety campaign urging road users to reflect on their driving habits. Fatality Free Friday is an initiative of the Australian Road Safety Foundation and will be held nation-wide on Friday 26 May 2017. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz explained the concept of the campaign. “The...

Council gears up for motorcycle safety

May 1, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
 

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host a motorcycle accident scene management course in a bid to help riders brush up on their skills and learn how to confidently manage a road side accident scene. Training will be provided by accredited first aid instructors from First Aid for Motorcyclists. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

April 5, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a free Learner Driver Parent Workshop designed to help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play in contributing to help make our roads safer. “Teaching...

Free Child Restraint Checking Day

March 30, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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How secure is your child’s restraint? Every year, many children are injured, or worse, in car crashes. Many of these incidents could be prevented or the impact reduced if the right child car seat is correctly used. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, is encouraging parents to ensure their child seats are fitted correctly at...

Colo Street Bridge in Mittagong opens to traffic

March 16, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today opened the Colo Street Bridge in Mittagong to motorists and pedestrians. The opening follows months of work that involved the demolition of the former timber bridge and construction of a new concrete bridge.  As part of the works the bitumen road approaching the bridge in both directions was also reconstructed...