Tagged: Road safety

Council supports learner driver education

April 5, 2019Posted in: Community

Learner Drivers in front of car

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again offering free road safety workshops designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, explained that parents and supervisors play a vital role in providing young drivers with the experience and support they need to be safe on our roads. “Navigating rules, regulations, technology...

Council warns of bridge load breaches

March 12, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on heavy vehicle road users to observe local bridge load limitations following a spate of recent breaches. Council’s Manager of Assets, Stace Lewer said the most recent example reported involved trucks exceeding local bridge weight limits by almost tenfold. “We’ve collected evidence in the past weeks showing 40 tonne trucks...

Council supports learner driver education

February 8, 2019Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets

Learner Drivers in front of car

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again offering free road safety workshops designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, explained that parents and supervisors play a vital role in providing young drivers with the experience and support they need to be safe on our roads. “Navigating rules, regulations, technology...

Council supports Aboriginal Elders road safety message

December 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets

Representatives from Yamanda Aboriginal Association at the inaugural Elders Art of Road Safety workshop.

Wingecarribee Shire Council coordinates a number of road safety programs each year that are available to different road users throughout our community. Council in collaboration with the Roads and Maritime Services have tailored a workshop targeting Aboriginal Elders. The inaugural Elders Art of Road Safety workshop was held in October at the Aboriginal Cultural Centre...

Little Blue Dinosaur campaign returns for summer holidays

December 6, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Council's Road Safety Officer displays Little Blue Dinosaur signage in Leighton Gardens, Moss Vale

For the second year in a row, Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Little Blue Dinosaur Foundation are joining forces to raise awareness of the importance of pedestrian road safety. The ‘Holiday Time: Slow Down, Kids Around’ campaign was established in 2014 after the tragic death of Tom McLaughlin in a pedestrian road accident during a...