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Transcript of Trucks video

PETER: We're here today out at BP Epping. We're just launching today this campaign, because it's an important part of our understanding of how people can share the road more safely.

RUSSELL: Truck drivers when sharing the roads with cars have a number of issues and car drivers don't actually understand the distance it takes for trucks to pull up than what a car would do, and they tend to come and take up the gaps. Also, truck drivers have a lot of blind spots. They sit very high up so they've got very good long distance views of the traffic around them, but close up to the vehicle they don't have that view so make sure when you're in a car you actually place yourself where you can see the truck driver's mirrors and make sure you don't make too many sudden movements where they might lose sight of you.

RUSSELL: Everyone's gotta share the road and understand the intricacies of each of those modes of transport so it's really important.

Transcript of Pedestrians video

MICK: Hi, I'm Mick Malthouse. I'm a very avid walker, in and around Melbourne.

MICK: After a match it's probably to cool down a bit, before a match it's to get rid of the nerves.

MICK: And I'm an ambassador for the Travel Happy Team, to ensure that you guys who attempt to walk anywhere are happy and get there safely.

MICK: It's better to get there safely than not get there at all. Be conscious that there are other road users, there are users on the footpaths and we all travel in different modes. Pay them the respect and hopefully respect comes your way.

Transcript of Motorcyclists video

PAUL: G'day, I'm Paul Mercurio, I'm down here in Southbank with the team from Travel Happy.

PAUL: I've been riding a motorbike now since I was seventeen.

PAUL: The whole idea of this campaign is sharing the road and, as far as I'm concerned, when I get on the bike I just think about what I want to achieve: A) you know, get to where I'm going alive, safe. And B) get there happy.

PAUL: I think the less aggravated we are when we're driving a vehicle, walking, riding a motorbike or a bicycle, the better off other road users are.

PAUL: So, you know, it really is about being calm and sharing the happiness. We gotta share the road, we gotta be considerate, we gotta have respect.

Transcript of Bikeriders video

MATTHEW: My name is Matthew Keenan, better known as a cycling commentator, but also a regular commuter on the bike and I'm an ambassador for the VicRoads Travel Happy Campaign. An important initiative to keep us all safe on the roads.

MATTHEW: As part of the travel happy campaign we're down at Docklands giving away free coffee, bike checks as well and just communicating with cyclists that are making their way in, and there's plenty of them this is a busy route, to let them know some of the things that they can do to make their journey on the road just a little bit safer.

MATTHEW: As part of the travel happy campaign we're down at Docklands giving away free coffee, bike checks as well and just communicating with cyclists that are making their way in, and there's plenty of them this is a busy route, to let them know some of the things that they can do to make their journey on the road just a little bit safer.

CHARLIE: Be predictable, be visible, be considerate. If you smile you'd be amazed the response you get back from the person you've smiled at. Just relax, you will get there in the same time. Realise that you're only one of many users on the road.

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