Road safety education
We work in partnership with NSW Roads and Maritime Services to deliver the Local Government Road Safety Program. This program allows our Road Safety Officer to implement community education campaigns that target road safety at a local level.
Help your learner driver be a safe driver
Learn practical tips for teaching learner drivers at a free workshop for people who supervise learners.
- filling in the learner log book
- planning safe driving lessons
- giving instructions and constructive feedback
- the NSW Graduated Licensing Scheme
When: 2019 workshops dates to be released early January 2019
Where: to be advised
Bookings: Phone Council's Road Safety Officer on 4474 1353
Motorcycle Awareness - this is where we saw Joe Rider
Check out photos from the Joe Rider Eurobodalla 3rd Annual Motorcycle Awareness Rides.
Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer proudly works closely with Eurobodalla Ulysses Branch to promote motorcycle safety in the Eurobodalla with the Joe Rider campaign.
Find out more about Eurobodalla Ulysses.
New Road Rule - Slow to 40 around stopped emergency vehicles
In NSW, a new road safety rule requires motorists to slow down to 40km/h when passing stationary emergency vehicles which are using their red or blue flashing lights. This new rule provides extra protection for emergency service workers and volunteers who respond to crashes, breakdowns and other incidents on our roads which can place them at risk.
The Centre for Road Safety advises motorists should always start slowing down in a controlled manner as soon as they see blue or red flashing lights, taking into account the current road conditions including surrounding vehicles.
Read more about this new road rule that is on trial for 12 months on the Centre for Road Safety website.
Road Rule Reminder - Gap for Vehicle Passing Bicycle
Drivers who pass a bicycle rider must allow a distance of at least:
- 1 metre when the speed limit is 60km/h or less
- 1.5 metres when the speed limit is more than 60km/h
For more information about community road safety education initiatives, please contact our Road Safety Officer, Kate McDougal.
For general enquiries on all other road safety issues please contact our Traffic Coordinator, Dave Hunter.
- T: 02 4474 1000
- E: Council