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1

Why road safety is a priority

Reduce deaths on the road. 377 people killed 2018

2

What is Vision zero?

Societal commitment to work towards zero harm on road.

3

How we can achieve no deaths and serious injuries on our roads

Applying zero vision system cannot prevent every crash but they can and should keep people alive when crashes happen.

4

Where do police fit into all of this?

Enforcement of traffic laws including alcohol, speed regulations, promoting good driving practices; and road safety education

5

4 risk behaviours RIDS

Restraints, impairment, distractions and speed

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What is Restraints according to this topic?

Wear seat belt to maximise crash survival probability. In 2018 there were 37696 restraint notices

7

Explain Impairment?

Prevent alcohol, drugs and fatigue driving entirely.

8

What is Distractions?

Get drivers to expect the unexpected. Get off phones etc

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Speed

Reduce speed to reduce crashes.