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International Award, 2004

On World Road Safety Day, 7 April, VicRoads in Australia was recognized as a world leader with a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. This innovative and workable road safety programme has already been copied by some countries and is an policy which can be used and modified thoughout the world.

In Australia The partnership of VicRoads, TAC (Transport Accident Commission) and Victoria Police, have each played a substantial role towards a remarkable outcome. Through the advertising and education funded from AUD and TAC and the enforcement from the Police Road , deaths in Victoria were down by 16% in 2003; the lowest on record in Victoria .

Additional information regarding all their road safety initiatives can be found on their website at http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au.