TAC reports three-fold increase in Victorian learner driver deaths

ABC Radio Conversation Hour: TAC reports three-fold increase in Victorian learner driver deaths Despite improved roads and less traffic due to COVID lockdowns, there has been an increase in deaths of young drivers. Recently, CEO Brad Crofts and Program Development Coordinator Laura Kemp join Richelle and Jonathon on ABC Radio Melbourne’s conversation hour to discuss this and […]

Concerns about spike in road trauma as young drivers get behind the wheel again

ABC NEWS: Concerns about spike in road trauma as young drivers get behind the wheel It was virtually impossible for 17-year-old Charlie Stevens to work on his driving skills over the last year.(Supplied: Cayte Stevens) CEO, Brad Crofts was recently featured in ABC News article by By Matilda Marozzi.  The article discusses the issues young drivers […]

Returning to the road a test for young drivers

HERALD SUN Returning to the road a test for young drivers There has been an alarming increase in young Victorian lives recently lost on our roads compared with the equivalent period last year: 300 per cent up for ages 16 and 17; 40 per cent for 18 to 25-yearolds and a 17 per cent increase […]

Introducing our Inaugural Ambassador!

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Introducing our Inaugural Ambassador, Libby Murphy APM! Fit to Drive is delighted to announce that Libby Murphy newly appointed Chief Operations Officer at Ambulance Victoria has accepted our invitation to become the Inaugural Fit to Drive Ambassador! This follows on from being our supportive Patron for over 18 months. With over thirty-two years in the Police […]

Steering in the right direction

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In response to COVID-19, the Foundation created an interactive webinar delivered by our peer facilitators, called Steer Right. Steer Right prepares young people to use the road safely by engaging them in an interactive, fast paced quiz with relatable scenarios and live discussion. Students are equipped with the knowledge of relevant road laws to support […]

Can you do the Arthurs Seat Challenge?

Can you do the Arthurs Seat Challenge? Getting up bright and early at 6am and making our way across the city, my friends from high school and I were hyping ourselves up to take on the Arthurs Seat Challenge. To start you off, the Arthurs Seat Challenge is a 6.7 km run/walk event held annually […]

Tradies to tragedies

Sunday 22nd August 2021 Study draws focus to young men hammered by road trauma YOUNG male apprentices face unique pressures adding to their increased risk of involvement in dangerous car crashes, a leading road safety advocacy group says. Data reveals almost one in three workplace fatalities in Victoria results from a vehicle collision, while 75 […]