People living in our remote regions face a range of health and social disadvantages that contribute to their risk of crashing. Read more about Aboriginal road safety.
ATVs are popular vehicles because of their versatility and go-anywhere characteristics. But they do have limitations and risks. Read more about All-terrain vehicles.
Children use the road as pedestrians, cyclists and passengers and are some of the Northern Territory’s most vulnerable road users. Read more about Children.
Cyclists are vulnerable road users and are more at risk of dying or being injured if involved in a crash. Read more about Cyclists.
Driver or rider distraction is a serious road safety issue and can trigger a fatal chain of events. Read more about Distractions.
Alcohol is the most significant contributing factor to road trauma in the NT. Read more about Drink driving.
Drug driving is an emerging and concerning road safety issue. Read more about Drug driving.
Fatigue reduces your ability to drive safely as well as your judgement, reaction times and ability to control your vehicle. Read more about Fatigue.
Road trains and other heavy vehicles need more space on the road and take longer to stop. Read more about Heavy vehicles.
Motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable road users because they are less protected than drivers. Read more about Motorcyclists.
Inexperienced drivers, regardless of age, are most at risk during their first year of unsupervised driving. Read more about Novice drivers.
The safety of pedestrians is especially important because they are not protected if they are in a crash. Read more about Pedestrian safety.
Trains have the right of way at all rail level crossings. Read more about Rail safety.
Roads and roadsides that are more forgiving to human error mean that crashes are less likely to happen, and if they do, will have a less severe outcome. Read more about Roads and roadsides.
Schools and workplaces play an important role in helping people stay safe on and around roads. Read more about Schools and workplaces.
Seatbelts can increase your chance of surviving a crash by up to 50%. Read more about Seatbelts.
As people age, they face challenges when using the road, whether driving, walking or cycling. Read more about Seniors.
Slowing down is the single most effective way to reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries on the road. Read more about Speed.
A holistic view of the road transport system and aims to create a safer road environment for people and vehicles. Read more about The safe systems approach.
Safer cars mean less crashes and in the event of a crash less risk of death or serious injury. Read more about Vehicle safety.
There are many things you need to know to keep you safe as you travel the NT. Read more about Visitors.