Road Trauma Support Services Victoria is a not for profit organisation. They provide free information, counselling and support to people involved in a road crash. Counsellors are experts in their field and support over 3,000 Victorians each year, including family, friends, drivers, work colleagues and witnesses. They also run road safety programs across the state.
Shine a Light on Road Safety is held during the UN Global Road Safety Week and has three main parts:
- Headlights: On Friday 12 May 2017 motorists are being asked to turn on their headlights for road safety
- Illuminations: From Monday 8 to Friday 12 May 2017 key Australian landmarks, including Parliament House in Melbourne, will be illuminated in yellow for road safety
- Walk: On Sunday 7 May 2017 we’ll walk together at Albert Park Lake and during the week there are other events around the state to bring people together for road safety
All the key Victorian road safety partners are involved.
Entry points to get involved can be as simple as turning on your headlights, letting people know about RTSSV free counselling (which can be a useful adjunct to existing EAP’s), sharing messages through social media and there are sponsorship opportunities.