Road Safety Program

Road Safety

Bathurst Regional Council is proud to be a partner in the Local Government's Road Safety Program. Council works with Roads & Maritime Services and key road safety stakeholders to address behavioural issues affecting safety in our road environment. The program has proven to be highly effective in raising awareness about road safety in the Bathurst Regional community.

How Road-Safe are you?

Find out if your driving knowledge is compliant with current road rules legislation by taking the
Driver Knowledge Test.

Read more about the
Top Ten Misunderstood Road Rules.

Are you too tired to drive safely?
Test your tied self.

Projects 2018-19

Kindy Kits

Since 2008 Council has been delivering the Kindy Kits Program to Kindergarten students across the region to communicate the important messages of Road Safety and Recycling.  The program introduces children to attitudes and behaviours that will help look after both their own safety and the environment. More...

Free Cuppa Plan B Towards Zero  Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 

Free Cuppa for the Driver

Free Cuppa for the Driver is an award-winning joint initiative across 13 Local Government areas across Western NSW to combat driver fatigue. Driver fatigue is one of the the three big killers on NSW road.  More...

Plan B

In conjunction with the RMS, Council is running the Plan B Win a swag promotion.  Local licensed clubs, pubs and bottle shops are joining forces to reduce alcohol related crashes in our region.  More...

Toward Zero

This year Council are getting the message out to "Come Home Safely" bringing our road toll 'toward zero'. Targeting driver fatigue, speeding and distractions such as using your mobile phone while driving. 

Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020

Bathurst Regional Council is an active member of the 'Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020'; a United Nations initiative which aims to halve projected global road deaths over the next 10 years, by encouraging countries to increase activities at all levels to support road safety. This initiative is being led internationally by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and supported by the Federation Internationale de L'Automobile (FIA) Foundation. The Australasian College of Road Safety and the NSW Government are committed to achieve the worldwide goal of saving 5 million lives by 2020. Bathurst Regional Council is proud to be involved in this initiative. More...