STREET POLL: What can be done to improve safety on our roads

IT has been a horror week on our regions roads.

Two fatalities and a number of other traffic incidents have kept emergency services busy.

With school holidays coming to a close, many will be packing the car and heading home from family getaways.

We asked locals what they though could be done to improve safety on our roads, here's what they thought:

 

There needs to be a defensive driving course you need to complete to get your licence. Vince, Hatton Vale
Vince, Hatton Vale Dominic Elsome

Vince, Hatton Vale

There needs to be a defensive driving course you need to complete to get your licence.

 

Drivers need to take more responsibility on the roads to make them safer. Eloise, Toowoomba
Eloise, Toowoomba Dominic Elsome

Eloise, Toowoomba

Drivers need to take more responsibility on the roads to make them safer.

 

Older people get blamed, but I think there needs to be more respect on the roads. Ralph, Lake Clarendon.
Ralph, Lake Clarendon. Dominic Elsome

Ralph, Lake Clarendon

Older people get blamed, but I think there needs to be more respect on the roads.

 

We need more footpaths to improve pedestrian safety.   Maree, Gatton
Maree, Gatton Dominic Elsome

Maree, Gatton

We need more footpaths to improve pedestrian safety.