Labor pledges $9.6m school road safety program

THE State Labor Government has promised $9.6m to enhance road safety education in primary schools and improve road safety around schools if re-elected.

A commitment of $8m over four years will deliver road safety improvements surrounding schools in response to community needs.

The fund will allow schools and local communities to put forward infrastructure and improvements such as “kiss and drop” zones or pedestrian crossings to boost road safety around schools.

Schools and community members will be able to nominate infrastructure improvements surrounding their schools.

Labor committed an additional $400,000 each year to extend the RAA Street Smart Primary Road Safety Education Program to


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