Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Change in Driver Attitude Would Save Lives

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Change in Driver Attitude Would Save Lives

Article excerpt

IPSWICH'S top traffic cop is pleading with motorists to drive to road conditions during the festive season to avoid tragedy.

The city's road toll stands at 14 Co four more than the same time last year Co with the number of fatal crashes up one on the 2010 figure, at 11.

Ipswich traffic branch Senior Sergeant Troy Hamilton said the road toll figure could be reduced if drivers changed their attitude.

C[pounds sterling]Inattention and failure to drive to road conditions are the main reasons why that road toll figure has not come down,C[yen] Snr Sgt Hamilton said. C[pounds sterling]People continue to make bad choices.

C[pounds sterling]Just because you are in a 100 zone does not mean you have to go 100 if there's fog or rain around and it is not safe to drive at the speed limit.

C[pounds sterling]There seems to have been quite a few fatal crashes last year and this year where people have lost control of their vehicle Co which suggests they are not driving to conditions. …

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