Centre for Road Safety

Centre for Road Safety

P-plate drivers

Find which vehicles P-platers can drive.

Find which vehicles you are allowed to drive

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Motorcycle lane filtering

Animated videos explain misunderstood road rules.

Our animation explains how the new laws work

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Child car seats

Baby in a child car seat.

Make the safest choice - find and compare over 200 seats

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Centre for Road Safety News

Buyer's Guide to Used Car Safety Ratings 2014-15

The new guide helps you find safer models among second-hand vehicles, which are rated according to their on-road crash performance. Read more

40 km/h speed limit for Sydney CBD

From 27 September 2014, a new 40 km/h limit will operate in the Sydney CBD to improve safety for the high volume of pedestrians in the busy city area. Read more

Make sure your bull bar is legal

Dangerous bull bars pose a greater risk to pedestrians and other road users. Our new guidelines have clear advice on the types of bull bars that are allowed on NSW roads. Read more

Petrol powered bicycles banned

From 1 October 2014, all petrol-powered bicycles will be banned on NSW roads and road-related areas such as footpaths, shared paths, cycle ways and cycle paths. Read more

New research highlights drug driving danger

About 166 people died on NSW roads between 2010 and 2013 in crashes where drivers had at least one of three illegal drugs - cannabis, speed or ecstasy - in their systems. Read more