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Kings Highway road safety summer campaign

The campaign encourages holiday-season motorists travelling to and from the coast to obey speed limits, take regular breaks and remain patient while driving in heavy traffic. With the Currowan fire on the highway, drivers will need to be extra vigilant when it re-opens.

Remember to travel safely and be sure to support the local Nelligen pub and cafes. Drop in and receive a free Kings Highway Don’t Trust Your Tired Self keep cup.

Nelligen businesses have done plenty to help the fire fighters, now it’s our turn to help them!

Road rule reminder – vehicle passing a bicycle rider

When passing a bicycle rider all drivers and motorcycle riders must leave a distance of at least:

  • 1 metre when the speed limit is 60km/h or less
  • 1.5 metres in higher speed zones.

The rule is designed to reduce the chance of a crash when a vehicle passes a bicycle rider.

Drivers who do not comply with the rule may receive a $330 fine and two demerit points.

More information

We work in partnership with NSW Roads and Maritime Services to deliver the Local Government Road Safety Program. This program allows our Road Safety Officer to implement community education campaigns that target road safety at a local level.

For enquiries about community road safety education initiatives, please contact our Road Safety Officer, Kate McDougal.

For general enquiries on all other road safety issues please contact our Traffic Coordinator, Dave Hunter.