SAFER ROADS: With Road Safety Week coming up, police are urging users to be safe on the road.
SAFER ROADS: With Road Safety Week coming up, police are urging users to be safe on the road.

Staying safe on the road

QUEENSLAND Road Safety Week is on again this year, running from August 27 - August 31, and is a chance for everyone to get involved in making our roads safer.

This year, police will be using the week for a road rules refresher and each day they will be highlighting the different road user groups including drivers, pedestrians, heavy vehicle drivers, bicycle riders and motorcyclists.

Speaking up for road safety - road rules refresh is the focus and police are encouraging the whole community to have their say and refresh their road rules.

On Monday, August 27, St George Police will be putting on a public display with a free sausage sizzle in Victoria Street, St George.

They will be promoting road safety, stay on track and fatigue management, targeting tourists, and quad bike safety for rural users.

Other events during the week include:

Road safety presentation at St George High School with senior students in Grades 11 and 12 from 12.30pm-2.30pm where a mechanic will demonstrating basic vehicle safety maintenance.

Drink Rite event at the St George Hotel on Wednesday, August 29, from 7pm-9pm. Drink Rite is designed to demonstrate the effects of alcohol on different people and the benefits of monitoring alcohol consumption.


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