All too often our roads are the sites of great tragedies.
OUR roads are becoming safer in some ways, but in other respects the human cost of vehicle crashes continues to soar.
FEDERAL Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese has stopped short of a full commitment to complete the Pacific Highway dual carriageway upgrade by 2016.
THE ripple effect is what Road Trauma Services Queensland phone operator Heather Grote calls what happens to people involved in serious or fatal road crashes.
BLUE Carney's split-second decision not to follow a B-double through the intersection of the Wide Bay and Bruce highways probably saved his life yesterday.
CHOC-A-BLOC Bruce Highway traffic, even at mid-day, was a fitting symbol of the inadequate roadway which claimed three innocent lives one year ago yesterday.