NSW police mark ‘World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims’

NSW Police acknowledge ‘The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims’ tomorrow as people across the globe stop and reflect on the number of lives lost on our roads, NSW Police say.

Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy of the State’s Traffic and Highway Patrol Command, today (25 September 2016) joined the global acknowledgement of the ‘World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.’

“Today we remember those who have died on our roads and think of the families they have left behind.”

“It is times like these that we need to stop and think and start working together to reduce the road toll.

“344 people have lost their lives on NSW roads so far this year. Today especially we need to remind the public that this is more than a number, it represents how many lives we have lost, and how many families have been immediately affected.

“With the warmer weather and more people out and about driving, riding, walking and cycling, none of us should become complacent on or around our roads.

“The Traffic and Highway Patrol Command is out to enforce road safety across the state to educate and deter poor driving behaviour.

“From now through to the new year, there will be more police on the roads, and we have no hesitation in taking action against anyone who cannot obey road rules.

“Enough is enough. Let’s all work together and take responsibility for our actions, so that everyone can get home safe to be with their families,” Assistant Commissioner Corboy said.

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