The Andrews Labor Government will deliver a major safety boost for students at Elwood College, installing electronic speed signs outside the school.

Member for Southern Metropolitan Region Phil Dalidakis today to announced that the new signs will be installed on Glen Huntly Road along the south entrance to the school.

“We’re investing in these new speed signs to boost safety for the hundreds of kids, parents and teachers that travel in this busy area every day. These new electronic signs will go a long way in keeping our kids safe and improving safety near Elwood College.”

Member for Southern Metropolitan Region Phil Dalidakis

The $72,000 investment will alert drivers as they approach the Elwood school zone, encouraging drivers to slow down and reduce the risk of crashes.

The signs will highlight the speed limit during school drop off and pick up times to help address safety concerns of the school community for students, families and teachers.

More than 7,800 vehicles travel through this section of Glen Huntly Road each day.

These safety upgrades are being delivered under the Labor Victorian Government’s $5 million school road safety package, aimed at improving high‐risk roads near local schools.

This road safety package was announced in the Victorian Budget 2018/19 and delivers upgrades, crossing improvements and electronic speed limit signs across Victorian school zones.