10 Apr 2013
Road Safety Minister Michael O’Brien today launched a new road safety campaign to increase motorists’ awareness about sharing the road with heavy vehicles.
Mr O’Brien said the Share the Road campaign was aimed at educating motorists about safely overtaking heavy vehicles and keeping safe distances.
“We are launching this campaign as we head into the school holidays when more cars and cyclists are on the road,” Mr O’Brien said.
“What is concerning is the mistakes being made by motorists when driving near heavy vehicles.
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Learn more about sharing the road safely with heavy vehicles on the Road Safety web site.
Road Safety Minister Peter Malinauskas has announced that European ECE 22.05 standard helmets are now legal to be worn by motorcyclists in South Australia.
Road Safety Minister Peter Malinauskas has announced that ECE 22.05 standard helmets will soon be able to be worn by motorcyclists in South Australia.
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