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Centre for Road Safety

Arrive alive

All road users in NSW should be able to arrive safely at their destinations. This section of our website provides information, tips and advice to help keep you safe – no matter how you're travelling.

Speeding, fatigue and alcohol are the three main causes of death and injury on our roads. Mobile drug testing warns drivers that NSW police can test them for drugs, anytime or anywhere.

Our animated video helps drivers make sure they know the rules on the correct use of mobile phones.

Road safety is a shared responsibility. You can help make our roads safer by making safe decisions on the road and sharing the road with other road users. We develop solutions and campaigns to keep drivers, bicycle riders, pedestrians and motorcyclists informed of the best and latest road safety measures, as well as safety around light rail and level crossings.

While providing many goods and services to the community, food delivery riders can face risks when working on our roads.

Safer vehicles and safer roads are part of the Safe System approach, which is more forgiving of human or mechanical error, where the impact of a mistake made on the road does not result in a fatality or serious injury.

Our video and safety tips for heavy vehicle drivers help avoid overheight incidents and the dangers of fatigue and speed.

On the road 65Plus has advice and safety tips for people in our community aged 65 and over to help make safer choices when driving, riding, walking, using a mobility scooter or catching public transport.

Knowing what to do in emergencies, such as crashes and bushfires, can help save your life.

Children are quick to move and need special care to keep them from danger on the roads, especially near schools.