Road safety is num­ber one goal this week­end

Wangaratta Chronicle - - News -

WAN­GARATTA lo­cals have been urged to be­have re­spon­si­bly on the roads dur­ing the AFL grand fi­nal week­end as Wan­garatta po­lice tar­get dan­ger­ous driv­ers.

Vic­to­ria Po­lice launched Op­er­a­tion Score­board yes­ter­day, which will run statewide from Thurs­day to Sun­day.

There will be in­creased po­lice pres­ence across Vic­to­ria, with a fo­cus on drink and drug driv­ing, speed, fa­tigue, dis­trac­tion of­fences and seat­belt com­pli­ance.

VIC­TO­RIA State Emer­gency Ser­vice (VICSES) vol­un­teers will con­duct Driver Re­viver sites on the Hume Free­way at Bal­mat­tum rest area over the AFL Grand Fi­nal long week­end to help mo­torists reach their des­ti­na­tions safely.

Fa­tigue is a ma­jor killer on our roads and Driver Re­viver sites of­fer a place for mo­torists to take a break and en­joy a free cuppa and a snack.

VICSES Euroa unit will op­er­ate at the North Bound rest area today from noon un­til 7pm and Fri­day, September 29 from 9am to 1pm.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.