Extra Funds for Queensland Road Safety Programme


The state of Queensland in Australia will invest an additional A$66m ($56.4m) in its road safety measures to improve conditions and reduce accidents in the region.

A total of A$3.3bn ($2.8bn) has been allocated by the state for the 'safer roads sooner' programme, which is expected to reduce road toll.

New signage, line markings, guardrails, street lighting, advanced high-visibility LED lanterns and cats eyes are expected to be installed at locations around the state, according to traffictechnologytoday.com.

The programme has spent a total of A$380m($325m) so far to improve road safety in 538 projects.