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Have your say on rural speed limits

REPORTS that the State Government will reduce the speed limit to 70km/h on unsealed country roads is just lazy policy by a lazy government, Member for Eastern Victoria Melina Bath says. The government is considering a proposal to reduce the speed limit on unsealed

Traffic lights already stopping traffic

PUTTING up a set of traffic lights at Wonthaggi’s most difficult intersection isn’t as easy as it might seem. Over the weekend, preliminary works were stepped up a notch with a major power upgrade going on, associated with the traffic lights. New, taller high

Still not a Korumburra speed camera

LOCALS who use Korumburra-Wonthaggi Road, to and from Korumburra and Inverloch or Wonthaggi on a regular basis, can’t have helped notice the measuring strips, cameras and equipment mounted at the Korumburra end. Some have feared that these devices might be measuring speed as a

Lucky escape after car flips in rain

BAD posture and good timing saved a 21-year-old driver’s life last Tuesday near Korumburra when his car hit the wire barriers and flipped onto its roof. The windscreen wipers on Aaron Wilson’s 1998 Honda CR-V were at full speed as rain pelted down on

New L2P car gets the safety tick

THE Wonthaggi Neighbourhood Centre’s Bass Coast L2P Learner Driver Mentor program recently unveiled its new Hyundai Accent at a safety forum at Wonthaggi Autobarn. Fourteen L2P Learners and their mentors attended the forum organised by Leading Senior Constable Brendan Horrocks in conjunction with Wonthaggi