Recent media releases from across Transport Safety Victoria are listed here
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17 May 2017
MARITIME: Personal watercraft (PWC) riders can threaten the safety of other waterway users when trying to impress onlookers, according to Transport Safety Victoria (TSV), following a blitz on rogue riders.
1 May 2017
BUS: With more buses on the road than ever before, Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) and Bus Association Victoria (BusVic) are reminding the community that bus safety is a shared responsibility.
7 April 2017
MARITIME: A recent spate of collisions and a wave of public concern has prompted a crackdown on riders of personal watercraft (PWC).
Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) has launched a blitz on rogue PWC riders, with more Water Police hitting hot spots and fining those who break the rules.
11 January 2017
RAIL: The Director, Transport Safety, David Hourigan, has charged rail operator Metro Trains Melbourne Pty Ltd (MTM) with breaching its rail safety obligations in relation to a fatal accident that occurred at Heyington station in 2014.
15 December 2016
MARITIME: New figures released by Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) show that the fatality rate among paddlers is increasing.
28 September 2016
MARITIME: The warmer waters of spring signal the start of the snapper season and the pink skies of sunset and sunrise are the best fishing times.
15 September 2016
MARITIME: MSV has issued a warning about the risks associated with activities on flooded waterways.
26 August 2016
MARITIME: If your dad is a yachtie, a kayaker, a power boater, jet-skier, salty sea dog or captain of a trusty old tinny; why not get him a lifejacket or a personal locator beacon (PLB) this Father's Day?
24 August 2016
BUS: More people took a tumble while travelling on a bus in the second quarter of 2016 than at the same time in 2015, mostly when attempting to get on or off.
19 August 2016
RAIL: There has been a significant increase in tram passengers falling and seriously injuring themselves, it has been revealed in Rail Safety Week (August 15-21).
11 August 2016
BUS: Shirley Ann Styles, formerly trading as J & S Transport Geelong, pleaded guilty in the Geelong Magistrates Court on two charges: Operating a bus service without accreditation and failure to comply with a prohibition notice.
4 August 2016
MARITIME: MSV has released its report into the rescue of eight kayakers and the loss of four kayaks off Anglesea in May.
20 June 2016
BUS: The inaugural Bus Safety Week was launched today by Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) and the Bus Association of Victoria (BusVic) with the theme "Bus safety – it's a shared responsibility".