Police officers talk road safety over coffee at Victoria Point

ROAD SAFETY WEEK: Lucy Bryett, 7, with Senior Constable Rik Jackson at the Road Safety Week Coffee with a Cop last year. Photo: Cheryl Goodenough

ROAD SAFETY WEEK: Lucy Bryett, 7, with Senior Constable Rik Jackson at the Road Safety Week Coffee with a Cop last year. Photo: Cheryl Goodenough

POLICE are inviting Redland residents to join them for a cuppa at Victoria Point during Road Safety Week.

They are combining their regular Coffee with a Cop events with the Queensland campaign to make roads safer.

Police from the Crime Prevention Road Policing units will attend, together with officials from the Transport Department and Redland City Council.

Volunteers in Policing and Crime Stoppers representatives will be at the event.

Queensland Road Safety Week runs from August 21 to 25.

The government encourages communities, schools and workplaces to host local events and share road safety information among staff, students, colleagues, family and friends.

Queensland Road Safety Week is a partnership between the Transport Department and Queensland Police Service.

Different road safety issues will be highlighted on each day of Road Safety Week.

  • Monday, August 21: Speeding
  • Tuesday, August 22: Drink and drug-driving
  • Wednesday, August 23: Distractions, seatbelts and child restraints
  • Thursday, August 24: Sharing the road, including bike and pedestrian safety
  • Friday, August 25: Fatigue

To register an event or find out what other events are being run, go to jointhedrive.qld.gov.au/road-safety-week.

The Victoria Point event will be at Expresso coffee shop next to the Victoria Point library on the corner of Bunker Road and High Street on Wednesday, August 23 from 9am to 11am.

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