Road Safety

AlburyCity is committed to reducing the number of road crashes and associated trauma in our region. 

Council employs a Road Safety Officer to develop and implement public education programs to highlight road safety issues in the region including:

  • Speeding vehicles 
  • Drink driving 
  • Use of seatbelts and child restraints 
  • Pedestrians
  • Cyclists
  • Motorcyclists.

Our Road Safety Officer works in partnership with the NSW Roads and Maritime Services with assistance from NSW Police and other government agencies when required.

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    Speeding motorists

    Speed is the biggest contributing factor to injury and fatality crashes on New South Wales roads. AlburyCity is working with the community to combat speed and reduce the number of crashes where speed is a contributing factor.

    Read more about Speeding motorists

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    Speed Zones

    Albury has a range of speed limits that include School zones, Shared zones and High Pedestrian Activity areas. Speed limit signs are always a black number inside a red circle.

    Read more about Speed Zones

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    Alcohol

    You don't have to be drunk to be affected by alcohol. Drink Driving is a factor in approximately one in every five crashes in NSW where someone loses their life.

    Read more about Alcohol

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    Seatbelts and Child Restraints

    From January 2010 to December 2014, 3% of the total fatality and injury road crashes in Albury were due to non-use of seatbelts or incorrect seatbelt usage.

    Read more about Seatbelts and Child Restraints

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    Pedestrians and motorised wheelchairs

    Pedestrians can be of any age and include people walking, running, disabled or using a motorised wheelchair. At times, pedestrians can be unpredictable and difficult to see particularly in congested areas and before and after events that attract large crowds.

    Read more about Pedestrians and motorised wheelchairs

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    Bicycle safety

    Whether for recreation, fitness or the daily commute, more people are riding bicycles on NSW roads than ever before.

    Read more about Bicycle safety

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    Nightrider Bus

    The Nightrider bus give people a safe, reliable and low-cost transport option home after a night out.

    Read more about Nightrider Bus

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    Learner Drivers

    Keep your Learner Driver safe and learn about teaching a young person to drive with AlburyCity's Learner Driver workshops.

    Read more about Learner Drivers

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    Motorcyclists

    Motorcycling is now more popular than ever. Saving motorcycle riders' lives and preventing injuries in our region is a critical road safety challenge for AlburyCity.

    Read more about Motorcyclists

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    Driver Fatigue

    Fatigue can be as dangerous as other road safety issues, such as drink driving and speeding. Drivers of all ages get tired – even the young and fit - and you may not even be aware that fatigue is eroding your driving skills.

    Read more about Driver Fatigue

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    Road Safety Strategic Plan

    AlburyCity has a five-year Road Safety Strategic Plan to improve road safety at a local level. This plan is regularly reviewed to ensure that the most recent Albury crash trends and community concerns are incorporated and appropriate road safety issues are targeted.

    Read more about Road Safety Strategic Plan