Centre for Road Safety

Centre for Road Safety

P-plate drivers

Find out which vehicles you are allowed to drive
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Go Together

Minimum Passing Distance enforces safe space for cyclists
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Road Safety Plan 2021

Reducing fatalities and serious injuries on NSW roads
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Centre for Road Safety News

40km/h speed limit around stopped emergency vehicles

From 1 September 2018, a new road rule will require motorists to slow down to 40km/h when passing a stationary emergency vehicle displaying blue or red flashing lights. Read more

Children under 16 allowed to ride on footpaths

The NSW Government has changed the law to allow children under the age of 16 to ride on the footpath. The law change will help keep them safe on their bikes until they reach an age when they can better deal with the riskier road environment. Read more

Road Safety Plan 2021

Our plan sets out priority areas to move us towards achieving the NSW Government’s State Priority Target to reduce fatalities by 30 per cent by 2021. Read more

Saving Lives on Country Roads

Two thirds of all fatalities in NSW occur on country roads, with more than 70 per cent of fatal crashes on country roads involving country residents. Read more

Licence changes for learner and P-plate drivers

From 20 November 2017, important changes to the Graduated Licensing Scheme will help improve the safety of young drivers on our roads. Read more