Tagged: Road safety

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

July 4, 2018Posted in: Community, Events

Learner Driver

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host two free road safety events 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 they need to be safe on our roads. “As rules, regulations and technology...

The road is no place for excuses

February 23, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding motorists and pedestrians across the Shire to be extra vigilant on roads during Road Rules Awareness Week. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, explained that Road Rules Awareness Week is the perfect opportunity for all drivers to reflect and improve on their driving habits. “Motorists, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians all...

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

February 16, 2018Posted in: Events

Learner Driver

Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting two free learner driver workshops in a bid to help learner drivers prepare for solo driving. The Learner Driver Parent Workshop will be held on the evening of Tuesday 20 February in Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre from 6pm. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors...

Slow down around schools

January 31, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

With the new school year kicking off this week, Council is reminding motorists that school speed zones are back in operation. “With the majority of Highland schools back this week, it’s important to remember that school speed zones are also back in force,” said Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz. “Drivers should be aware that...

Little Blue Dinosaur comes to the Southern Highlands

November 27, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the Little Blue Dinosaur Foundation are joining forces this December to raise awareness of the importance of child road safety. The foundation was set up by Michelle and David McLaughlin in 2014 after their young son was tragically killed in a pedestrian accident while on holidays. As part of the campaign,...