ACT Policing focusing on vulnerable road users

Vulnerable road users are pedestrians and cyclists that can be fatally injured in a collision with a motor vehicle. Road Policing is reminding drivers that distractions greatly multiply the risks of something going wrong.

“Driving is something many of us do every day, but you have to pay attention to what you’re doing,” Detective Inspector Boorman said.

“If you’re not paying attention, it’s much more likely you’ll hit something. That could be a pedestrian, a cyclist, or another vulnerable road user, and the consequences there can be tragic.

Police doubling the road safety focus on drivers multiplying risks, ACT Policing

Read more about vulnerable road users here.

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