The Committee will investigate how road safety behaviours have changed during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, and consider the impact these changes have had on vulnerable road users, such as pedestrians, cyclists, motorcycle riders, children 7 and under, older people and mobility device users.
On 9 March 2023, the Legislative Assembly agreed to the following motion:
That this House refers an inquiry into changes to road safety behaviours during and post the COVID-19 pandemic and impacts on vulnerable road users to the Economy and Infrastructure Standing Committee for consideration and report no later than 31 March 2024.
The Committee’s final report for this Inquiry will be tabled the week of 30 April 2024, which is the first Parliamentary sitting week after the report due date of 31 March 2024.
Road users speak in Shepparton
Hear from some of those who shared their thoughts on rural road safety for vulnerable Victorian road users with the Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Committee during a hearing in Shepparton.
Road safety Inquiry highlights
See some selected highlights of the hearings on vulnerable road users held on 22 and 24 August 2023.
Road safety Inquiry
The Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Committee held its first day of public hearings for the Inquiry into the impact of road safety behaviours on vulnerable road users on 8 August 2023. Here is a snapshot of evidence given at the hearing.
Road safety Inquiry calls for submissions
The Legislative Assembly Economy and Infrastructure Committee is welcoming public submissions for its investigation into the impact of road safety behaviours on vulnerable road users.
Hearing set for Shepparton in road user inquiry
Media Release | 6 September 2023
Hearings continue for inquiry into vulnerable road users
Media Release | 18 August 2023
Hearings scheduled for inquiry into vulnerable road users
Media Release | 4 August 2023
Victorians voice their concerns about road user behaviour
Media Release | 11 May 2023
Have your say on road users’ behaviour
Media Release | 28 March 2023