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  1. What is road trauma?
    Its the effect that crashes involving fatal or serious injuries have on the community.

    • -No. of crashes -Social/emotional factors
    • -No. of injuries
    • -No. of deaths
    • -Costs to community
  2. Why do Police take action for traffic offences?
    To modify the emotional, psychological and financial effects raod trauma has on the community
  3. Who are the Key Stakeholders?
    • -RTA
    • -Police
    • -NRMA
    • -Stay safe committee
    • -Motor accidents authority
    • -Health department
    • -Independant transport safety and reliability regulator
  4. The 5 E's
    • *ENGINEERING-Road Environment
    • *EDUCATION-Education programs provide users with knowledge and skills. Police involved in CARES
    • *ENCOURAGEMENT-Recognition of good behaviour provided by CAUTIONS, visiting driver reviver
    • *ENFORCEMENT-Major role, issue tickets
    • *EVALUATION-Monitor the effectiveness of road safety
  5. 5 E's Stakeholders
    • ENGINEERING-Technological advancements(air bags, ABS)
    • EDUCATION-Media, school programs
    • ENCOURAGEMENT-No claim bonus insurance, cheap licenses
    • ENFORCEMENT-Speed and red light camera tech, double demerit points.
    • EVALUATION-Trialing,Monitoring and implementation
  6. Role of Police
    • 1.Reduce FATAL/SERIOUS crashes through HVP
    • 2.PROMOTE voluntary road user compliance with LAWS
    • 3.DETECT and PROSECUTE traffic offenders
    • 4.Promote FREE MOVEMENT of vehicles and pedestrians
    • 5.Be ROLE MODELS to community through exemplary driving
  7. 3 Major factors contributing to MVC
    • 1.HUMAN-Driver error,inexperience,speeding,alcohol/drugs,fatigue
    • 2.ENVIRONMENTAL-Poor road design,damage,obstacles,weather conditions
    • 3.VEHICLE-Brake failure,tyre conditions,steering failure
  8. Investigating Traffic Offences PROOFS
    • 1.Driver
    • 2.MV
    • 3.Road or Road related area
    • 4.Proof specific to offence
    Any person driving a vehicle includes any person riding a cycle and drive includes ride. Person must have control of steering, movement or propulsion of vehicle
    Any vehicle built to be propelled by a motor that forms part of a vehicle
  11. ROAD
    An area open to and used by the public and is developed for or has one of its main uses the riding or driving of MV
    • -An area that divides a road
    • -Footpath or nature strip
    • -An area that is not a road but is open to the public and is designed for use by cyclists or animals
    • -An area that is not a road and that is open to or used by the public for driving, riding and parking vehicles.
  13. Enforcement Options
    • -Caution
    • -Infringement notice
    • -CAN
    • -FCAN
    • -Summons
    • -Arrest and charge
    • -Where appropriate issue "on the spot" warnings and cautions to drivers
    • -Only for minor offences
    • -In extinuating circumstances issue caution for offences involving loss of points
    • -DO NOT issue cautions for crashes which are being investigated by police
  15. Time period for Infringement Notices
    • -1 calender month to issue IN to offender
    • -3 calender months if relates to an injury collision
    • -3 calender months if awaiting results of blood sample
  16. Infringement Notices
    • -SEINS
    • -21 days to pay
    • -P23D card in IN
    • -Issue 4 at one time
    • -Not producing license not counted
    • -Drive unregistered MV and drive uninsured MV count as one
    • DISPOSAL- pay or complete court option on back
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