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|Mission||To ensure a coordinated and collaborative approach to reducing the incidence and severity of road crashes on the Bruce Highway between Proserpine and St Lawrence, the Peak Downs Highway and associated western arterial roads by targeting identified crash causal factors through driver education programs and initiatives.|
The Mackay Road Accident Action Group must fulfill a variety of roles relating to the promotion of good driving behaviours.
What We’re All About
The Mackay Road Accident Action Group(RAAG) is a group of individuals from state government, industry, community, and local government who by taking a holistic approach across the community in dealing with causal factors relating to road incidents have successfully developed and implemented programs which have been effective in reducing incidents of road trauma.
Australian Road Safety Awards
Sydney 23 November 2011
Queensland Road Safety Awards
2011 Queensland Road Safety Awards
Recognition and Achievment Award For Ongoing Work In Road Safety
Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk MP
Minister for Transport and Multicultural Affairs
Presenting award to Graeme Ransley Road Safety Coordinator
Road Accident Action Group (Mackay) and David Russo, Queensland Fire and Rescue Service
2007 Trophy Recipients
Road Safety StrategyCentral Queensland Road Safety Strategy - Mining Industry Road Safety Alliance / Road Accident Action Group. The program is an education and awareness strategy which targeted key messages each month based on relevant issues to that time period. Topics focused on the major risks associated with driving the highways in the Bowen Basin, such as open road driving including fatigue, over-taking, speed and securing loads, sharing the highway with wide loads, by educating mine employees and thewider community.
2006 Premier's Award Recipient
The Road Accident Action Group Fatigue Management Team - Road Safety and Fatigue Awareness program
Road Safety and Fatigue Awareness program representativesTo address accidents through fatigued drivers associated with the mining industry in Central Queensland, the Fatigue Management Team is dedicated to working with industry and communities to address fatigue-related issues. As part of their work the team delivers presentations to mining industry workers about the risks and consequences of driving when fatigued. The Fatigue Management Team in working with industry have been integral in bringing organisations together to form the ‘Mining Industry Road Safety Alliance’, which provides ongoing support to the Fatigue Management Team activities.
2004 Trophy Recipients
Mackay Road Accident Action Group - Young Drivers Community Network
Young Drivers Community Network posterThis initiative was developed t