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7187 - SAFETY OF RURAL FIRE SERVICE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES PERSONNEL

7187 - SAFETY OF RURAL FIRE SERVICE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES PERSONNEL

Donato, Philip to the Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight
  1. When can I expect a response to my letter of 12 September 2017 on behalf of my constituent regarding safety of Rural Fire Service and emergency services personnel on roads?

  2. Will consideration be given to providing increased safety to our emergency services personnel by implementing a 40 kilometres per hour speed limit for vicinities of emergency service vehicles and personnel on roadways who are responding to emergencies?

Answer -

I am advised:

(1) A response has been provided.

(2) Any proposed change to the New South Wales road rules needs to be carefully considered, particularly in terms of safety and enforcement.

Question asked on 21 November 2017 (session 56-1) and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 159
Answer received on 21 December 2017 and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 162