Tagged: Road safety

Council supports national campaign to reduce road toll

May 18, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

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...

Free Log Book Run for learner drivers

April 13, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to host a free Log Book Run in a bid to help learner drivers prepare for solo 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. “Introducing your learner...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

April 5, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

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...

Road Rules Awareness Week

March 2, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer is reminding motorists and pedestrians to be extra vigilant on our roads during Road Rules Awareness Week. “Road Rules Awareness Week is the perfect opportunity for all drivers to reflect and improve on their driving habits,” Ms Lausz said. “Motorists, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians all have a shared responsibility...

Council gears up for 2017 Seniors Festival

February 24, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

Photo by Adrian Flores

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up for this year’s Seniors Festival with a variety of events being held from 3 to 12 March. Events include a free seniors cycling workshop presented by Rideability Cycle Education. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Lausz explained that the workshop is perfect for seniors looking to brush up on their...