School holiday makers are being urged to take care on busy roads in Melbourne as new data raises safety concerns for pedestrians in the city.
In an Australian-first trial, Victoria’s state government is testing new technology that will detect fatigued drivers.
The Victorian Government will make safety upgrades to another sixteen roads it announced this week as part of its $229 million investment across the state.
Regional and rural councils can now apply for a share in more than $70 million for safer and more reliable roads, according to the Victorian Government.
The Victorian Government has awarded contracts to three companies for its new $183 million program to repair and resurface suburban roads and major highways across Melbourne.
Following its re-election in Victoria, the Andrews Labor Government has announced a new cabinet, including new appointments for the roads, transport and freight portfolios.