Shine a Light on Road Safety

Join us in our campaign to raise awareness, to stop deaths and injuries on our roads and to raise funds to support those impacted by road trauma. #shinealightonroadsafety

Shine a Light on Road Safety is a national community campaign to highlight the services provided by Road Trauma Support Services Victoria (RTSSV) and how we can all play a part in road safety. The campaign is part of National Road Safety Week and the Fifth United Nations Global Road Safety Week.


Join the community walk and BBQ from 11 am to 1 pm on Sunday 5 May 2019 at Albert Park Lake, Melbourne


On Friday 10 May 2019 turn on your headlights to demonstrate a commitment to road safety


Monday 6 May - Sunday 12 May landmarks across Australia are illuminated in yellow for road safety

In Victoria the following landmarks were illuminated in 2018:

Road Safety Wishes 2018

Road safety wishes from our 2018 campaign can be viewed here.

Your voice

This year our extraordinary volunteers have shared their stories to shine a light on why road safety is so important. Read more below.

See other volunteer stories here. Tell us your road safety wishes here.

Spread the word

Share the campaign on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Hashtag #shinealightonroadsafety


Every year over 6,000 Victorians are killed or seriously injured on our roads. Your donation will help us provide counselling, support and education. All donations are tax-deductible and will go straight back to helping us provide free support, counselling and information to people impacted by road trauma.


National campaign

Shine a Light on Road Safety is part of National Road Safety Week.

Interstate partners are:

New South Wales: Enough is Enough

Queensland: Road Trauma Services Queensland

South Australia: Road Trauma Support Team South Australia | 1800 069 528

Tasmania: Road Trauma Support Tasmania

Victoria: Road Trauma Support Services Victoria | 1300 367 797

Western Australia: Road Trauma Support Western Australia

Thank you

We are very proud of our enduring partnerships with organisations that are committed to supporting and raising awareness of road safety and our services. Shine a Light on Road Safety is actively supported by all the key road safety agencies including the Victorian Government, Victoria Police, the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and VicRoads. Special thanks to the campaign ambassadors Assistant Commissioner Doug Fryer, Victoria Police and Dr Christine Durham.

We would like to thank our Corporate Partners and Supporters who provide so much more than just financial support – they help raise awareness, reach new communities and make a profound difference walking with those impacted by road trauma.

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