Transportable, mobile phone detection cameras start rolling out across Queensland this week in an evaluation trial which runs until Christmas – part of a concerted, on-going bid to stamp out dangerous and illegal mobile device use while driving.
Sunshine Coast schools, councils, community groups and not-for-profit organisations are being encouraged to apply for a 2020 Community Road Safety Grant.
Residents and motorists in Alexandra Headland will soon have a safer street thanks to traffic calming measures installed by Sunshine Coast Council. Division 4 Councillor Chris Thompson said the works would be carried out in Mayfield Street after concerns were raised by local residents. “Council listened to the concerns of people living in Mayfield Street […]
Member for Glass House, Andrew Powell MP and Sunshine Coast Councillor Jenny McKay today joined with Palmwoods Police Officer, Sgt Kevin Crowley, in encouraging all road users to help achieve the Queensland goal of no deaths on Fatality Free Friday. Mr Powell said Fatality Free Friday put road safety back into the hands of thecommunity […]
Helping people get home safely is the aim of a new late-night taxi pick-up zone at the Maroochydore bus station from Friday night. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson, who championed the move, said the 12-month trial was in response to community concerns. “This new taxi zone will ensure people can wait in an area with […]
RACQ CareFlight Rescue is urging motorcyclists to exercise caution after an alarming spike in the number of injured riders being airlifted in March. Chief Executive Officer Ash van de Velde said this month 18 injured bike riders had been airlifted – averaging more than one every two days. Eight riders were airlifted in the first […]
A road safety initiative which aims to highlight reduced speed limits will be launched in GoldenBeach on Wednesday March 19. The 50 in My Street a partnership initiative involving the Queensland Police Service, Sunshine Coast Council, Caloundra 6 Neighbourhood Watch Group and Caloundra Safe, will focus on two GoldenBeach streets, Sir Joseph Banks Drive and Lamerough Parade. […]
Commissioner Ian Stewart today (June 18) announced new road safety initiatives which will be rolled out on July 1 as part of ongoing efforts to reduce the state’s road toll. Commissioner Ian Stewart said initiatives would include a reduction in speed tolerances and the publishing of speed camera locations in Queensland. “We need to take […]
[Video] Sunshine Coast Council has thrown its support behind a national road safety campaign to encourage safe driving and help reduce the road toll. Council has partnered with the Queensland Police Service (QPS) and the Department of Transport and Main Roads to host two community road safety events in the lead up to Fatality Free […]
With the goal of no road deaths in Queensland on Friday 31st May, three local State Members are appealing to all Queensland motorists to pledge their support for road safety. Darren Grimwade, Member for Morayfield said Fatality Free Friday served as a timely reminder for everyone to pay due care and attention when on the road. […]