Centre for Road Safety

Centre for Road Safety

P-plate drivers

Find out which vehicles you are allowed to drive
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Horses in traffic

Horses can be easily frightend and unpredictable
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Used Car Safety Ratings

Always choose a car with the highest safety rating
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Centre for Road Safety News

Casual speeding. Every K counts.

Casual speeding is the biggest cause of deaths and serious injuries on NSW roads, with most speeding fatalities occurring at no more than 10km/h over the speed limit. Read more

Used Car Safety Ratings 2021

Our latest safety ratings help you make the safest choice among second-hand vehicles, with Safer Picks not only providing excellent protection for drivers, but also causing less serious injury to other drivers, pedestrians, bicycle riders and motorcyclists in a crash. Read more

Anywhere, anytime. New changes to road safety laws

Since 28 June 2021 a new law introduced harsher penalties for combined drink and drug driving offences and is rolling out changes to the NSW mobile speed camera program to help stem trauma on our roads. Read more

Changes to child car seat laws

Changes to the NSW Road Rules allow children between 7 and 16 years old to use a forward-facing seat with an in-built harness for older children, an approved booster seat, or an approved child safety harness in conjunction with the vehicle’s seatbelt. Read more