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

Used Car Safety Ratings 2018-19

Our Buyer's Guide to Used Car Safety Ratings helps identify the safest models among second-hand vehicles, with Safer Picks not only providing excellent protection for the driver, but also causing less serious injury to other drivers, pedestrians, bicycle riders and motorcyclists in a crash. Read more

Mobile phone demerit point increase

In NSW, drivers who use a mobile phone illegally will be penalised five demerit points. During double demerit periods, drivers who break the rules will be penalised 10 demerit points. Read more

40km/h speed limit around stopped emergency vehicles

A new road rule in NSW requires motorists to slow down to 40km/h when passing a stationary emergency vehicle displaying blue or red flashing lights. 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