Senate says response to black spots must be better tailored

A SENATE committee has urged the Turnbull government to provide more and better-targeted funding to address black spots - areas with a high frequency of accidents - on highways in rural and regional areas.

Tabled in parliament on Tuesday, the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee's interim report on road safety noted the $50 billion in national roads funding over four years announced in the Federal Budget, but called for "tailored solutions in regional and remote areas that focus on road safety rather than driver convenience".



Crime scene established at boat ramp

Crime scene established at boat ramp

Emergency services respond after car enters Clarence River

KOSCIUSZKO CALLING: Grafton galloper locks in elusive slot

premium_icon KOSCIUSZKO CALLING: Grafton galloper locks in elusive slot

BELFLYER will jump in the $1.3 million feature sprint at Randwick.

Coffs Bypass, most costly per kilometre Pacific Hwy project

premium_icon Coffs Bypass, most costly per kilometre Pacific Hwy project

Coffs Harbour Bypass to cost $100-million a kilometre.

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