12.7 Seconds to Stop: The Donald MacLean Story is a 28 minute production hosted by Ray Martin. It tells the story of Donald MacLean, a 22 year old Darwin footballer who was killed on 7 April 2006 when a car ran a red light and crashed into the vehicle Don was a passenger in. His death and his story could easily become that of any family in Australia, where more than a thousand people die on our roads each year. View the production on the RADD YouTube channel.
The Northern Territory Government is introducing new laws for children travelling in vehicles on 1 February 2013. These new laws will require all children in the under 7 years of age to be secured in an approved child restraint or booster seat when travelling in a car or vehicle. The type of the restraint depends on the age of the child. The new laws are based on the Australian Road Rules and are designed to ensure that children are better protected when travelling in cars and other vehicles. Find out more about the new child car restraint laws.
The Safer Roads Middle Years Teacher Resource has been developed to assist teachers to plan and implement Health and Physical education programs in the context of drug and road safety education in Years 7-9. The resource is the final in a suite of three road safety resources aimed at providing teachers with valuable guidelines and lesson planning in providing road safety education to NT school students. Find out more about the Safer Roads Middle Years Teacher Resource.
The Ichthys LNG project is now underway, with construction happening at the Howard Springs Workers Accommodation Village and around the Blaydin Point site. The Department of Transport has worked with INPEX, through a joint Transport Committee, as the company developed its Traffic Management Plan for the Ichthys project. The Plan is an overarching document that addresses the impact on our transport network of project-related work by INPEX and its sub-contractors, including JKC. Find out more about the Ichthys project, including the Traffic Management Plan.
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