Research shows older road users are particularly vulnerable and are more likely to suffer serious injury from car accidents.
Pedestrian crashes involving older road users are of particular concern in the Northern Sydney area. Data obtained from recent NSW Roads and Maritime Services crash data reports that a high per cent of pedestrian crashes involved older road users.
A FREE Road Safety Calendar is produced each year in conjunction with eight other councils. The calendar’s aim is to prevent accidents and raise awareness of important road safety issues.
The calendar is available through local senior groups and centres, retirement villages and council facilities across the northern Sydney region.
For more about Warringah Council's road safety education projects or to request a calendar you can contact the Road Safety Officer.
2017 Road Safety Calendar
Northern Beaches Council is delighted to announce that the 2017 Road Safety calendar is now available.
The 2017 calendar celebrates the benefits of road safety etiquette to inspire more courteous behaviour on the roads.
The Courtesy Edition is a collaboration between Northern Beaches Council as well as Hornsby Shire, Ku-ring-gai, Lane Cove, North Sydney, Ryde and Willoughby Councils.
First produced in 2001, the annual Road Safety Calendar was originally created for senior drivers aged 60 and over, however, the calendar has now been expanded to appeal to road users of all ages on NSW roads.
Each month features retro-style messages relating to road safety issues such as general courtesy, pedestrian awareness, speed, fatigue and more. It also highlights the benefits of mutual respect, tolerance and friendly behaviour for all road users, including drivers, passengers, cyclists, motorcycle riders and pedestrians.
The 2017 Courtesy Edition of the Road safety Calendar is now available from Council’s Civic Centre and libraries.
For more information
Contact Council’s Road Safety Officers Robynann Dixon on 9976 1500 or Karen Menzies on 9942 2447 or email email@example.com