Public transport safety
Whether you're walking, driving or riding, it’s easy to stay safe on and around public transport by being aware, obeying signs and signals, and following some simple rules.
Level crossing safety toolkit
The Department of Transport has developed a toolkit to help anyone wanting to share level crossing safety messages.
The toolkit provides a range of resources with key safety messages that can be downloaded and used on websites, social media, e-newsletters and other channels.
- Posters with key safety messages
- CALD assets with key safety messages
- Plain English asset with key safety messages
- Facebook tiles with specific safety messages
- Instagram tiles with specific safety messages
- Infographics with specific safety messages
- Photos of regional level crossings (please credit Department of Transport transport.vic.gov.au)
- Photos with text
- Level crossing safety toolkit
Other safety information and resources
Public transport pedestrian safety
Accidents can happen to anyone, at any time, no matter how regularly you travel, or how familiar you are with your public transport service and journey.
The PTV website has information for passengers and pedestrians about travelling safely on and around the public transport network in Victoria. Find out more about travelling safely.
Driving safely around public transport
Trams, trains and buses share many of our roads, and incidents can result not only in an injury to yourself, but also to passengers, drivers and other road users.
Be aware that trains, trams and buses are larger, heavier, and take longer to stop.