Tagged: Road safety

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...

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

September 27, 2018Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

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...

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...