Goodna and Yamanto Police continue to ‘Speak up for Road Safety’

Queensland Police Service along with the Department of Transport and Main Roads and working partners, continue to promote and remind users of the road of the Queensland Road Safety Week campaign ‘Speak up for Road Safety’.
Many Ipswich residents are being provided with resources when they are stopped at roadside breath testing sites (RBT). With most happy to see the service on a regular basis in the community to receive a valuable resource.

Police from Ipswich, Goodna and Yamanto, whilst conducting RBTs, were focusing on explaining to drivers the dangers of fatigue especially with school holidays around the corner.
Fatigue is one of the top five factors contributing to road crashes.
Fatigue isn’t jut falling asleep at the wheel; it’s also lapses in concentration experienced by drivers that have serious consequences.
Research shows that being awake for more than 17 hours is similar to having a blood alcohol content of more than 0.05 per cent.

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