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It’s official: Country roads are a disaster

WE ALL know the state of country roads in Victoria is bad but when a former chairman and CEO of Vicroads of almost 20 years, Colin Jordan, goes public with such comments, our MPs better stand up and take notice. On the eve of

More work needed on roads

GIPPSLAND South MP Danny O’Brien has again called on the State Government to increase funding to road maintenance in Gippsland. Speaking in Parliament last week, Mr O’Brien asked the Minister for Roads what works were scheduled on major roads in the Gippsland South electorate

Easing Phillip Island’s traffic nightmare

TOURISTS and the local Bass Coast community are banding together on Facebook to help each other avoid busy summer traffic. Beachgoers on their way to Phillip Island have been posting regular traffic updates to the ‘Phillip Island Traffic Check’ Facebook page to help spread

Drive to survive in the holidays

VICSES (Victoria State Emergency Service) is the largest Road Rescue operator in Victoria. On average, volunteers respond to more than 1000 road crash rescues per year, which is far too many. Driver fatigue contributes to road accidents, and it’s something that can be prevented

VicRoads’ plans to fix Island’s trouble spots

VICROADS has released four draft concepts for upgrades to the Phillip Island Road in an effort to combat congestion and improve safety. Coming up to the busy Christmas and New Year period, there’s no doubt the roads will be hectic, with frustrated motorists delayed