Ministerial News

Heavy Vehicle Safety At Galston Gorge

New camera technology has been switched on today in an effort to improve heavy vehicle safety at Galston Gorge. The cameras have been installed near Montview Parade at Hornsby Heights and Calderwood Road at Galston, to measure the length of heavy vehicles. KEY POINTS:...

Heavy Vehcile Safety Not Constrained By Boarders

The NSW Government is calling for national support to take further steps to improve heavy vehicle safety. In Darwin today for a Transport Infrastructure Council Meeting, Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey will prosecute the need for NSW’s Heavy...

One To Five Stars For Child Car Seats

New child car seat ratings have been released by the NSW Government, along with the NRMA, to help parents choose the safest seat for their child. Whilst all seats tested comply with Australian Standards, there is a vast difference in the quality of protection they...

Smart Investment For The Barton Highway

NSW Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey, and Member for Goulburn Pru Goward today met with Industry partners in Yass to discuss how to get the most out of investment in the Barton Highway. $200 million has been injected into the Barton Highway...

A Safe Space For Cyclists

  After a successful two year trial the Minimum Passing Distance Rule will be made permanent to improve the safety of both cyclists and drivers on our roads. The Minimum Passing Distance Rule requires drivers to leave a safe space when passing cyclists, placing safety...

Grants Up To $30,000 To Keep Locals Safe

Local communities know their local streets and roads like the back of their hand. To harness this knowledge, the NSW Government is encouraging communities to identify ways to promote safety in their local area. Applications are now open for the Community Road Safety...

Landmark Inland Rail Agreement Puts NSW On The Right Track

The Federal and New South Wales Governments have today signed a landmark Bilateral Agreement, which makes way for the commencement of works on the multi-billion dollar Inland Rail project in NSW. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure Michael McCormack...

Lifitng Road Safety In Parramatta

A pedestrian bridge lift will be officially opened in North Parramatta today to improve safety for all road users. Minister for Roads, Maritime, and Freight Melinda Pavey and Member for Parramatta Geoff Lee, unveiled the $5 million pedestrian bridge located along...

Shocking Crash Footage Of Seatbelt Trap

The NSW Centre for Road Safety has today revealed the harrowing consequences of incorrectly wearing a seatbelt under the arm or travelling in a reclined seat. Shocking footage, filmed at the Crashlab facility, demonstrates the injuries inflicted on two crash test...