Risky regional driving highlighted this Rural Road Safety Month

September 4, 2023 1:08 pm in by
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New research released for Rural Road Safety Month has uncovered the escalating risks being taken by drivers on our rural and regional roads.

More than half of drivers surveyed admitted to breaking rules when travelling on rural roads.

It comes as the 2023 road toll stands at 77 – six more than all of last year.

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Russell White from the Australian Road Safety Foundation says the findings are a major concern at a time when the regional road toll continues to soar.