Good News for Heavy Vehicle Operators on Eton Range

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A successful heavy vehicle trial on Eton Range over the weekend undertaken by Transport and Main Roads and NQ Group Heavy Haulage Australia has been a success. The trial, to explore possible changes to heavy vehicle restrictions currently in place on Eton Range has resulted in the restrictions to … [Read more...]

Rest area Upgrade – Peak Downs Highway

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Work begins this week on a $1.3 million rest area on the Peak Downs Highway to improve fatigue management options for transport operators and a well-appointed rest point for all motorists. Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey says the rest stop near the Wuthung Road intersection, … [Read more...]

MP Ann Leahy Seeks a Brush with the Law

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Painted speed zone warnings on the road - They do it down south and the Member for Warrego, Ann Leahy, wants to see those big bold warnings here. Ms Leahy says the New South Wales practice of speed zones painted on the road is along overdue must. “You can’t miss it, and this is something that … [Read more...]

Police Hit the Road – Big Time

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If you had been thinking you’d noticed more Police on our roads and highways over the last week or so you’d be right…but in the immortal words of those 20th century philosophers, rock group, Bachman Turner Overdrive…“You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.” Get ready to spot Police everywhere and be ready to … [Read more...]

Keep School Zones in Focus

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Motorists be ready and aware!! The kids are heading back to school, so school zones apply to every school day for the next 10 weeks of term one and that means time to start watching our speed. It would seem we’re not all that good at watching the speedo in school zones and Police say we need … [Read more...]

Stay Safe in the North

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Fire and Emergency Services Minister Mark Ryan is reminding Queenslanders to plan and avoid flooded roads as heavy rain continues to drench some northern parts. The Minister says as rain subsides in some areas and rivers continue to rise we need to remain aware that the Bureau of Meteorology is … [Read more...]

The BLITZ -The Next Phase

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Police have praised the majority of Queensland motorists following a decrease in both traffic crashes and traffic offences during the Festive Break phase of the Christmas Road Safety Campaign. For now, the 50-day Christmas Road Safety Campaign is in phase three – ‘School Holidays’ until 11.59pm … [Read more...]