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Media Releases

28/11/13 Janelle McMillan Wins Major Award
Janelle McMillan of Berriedale has won the prestigious MAIB Disability Achievement Award in the 2013 Community Achievement Awards. 

03/10/13 Cost of Living Pressure Relief for Tasmanian Motorists
The Minister for Infrastructure, David O’Byrne announced today that Government has accepted the Tasmanian Economic Regulator’s recommendation to reduce MAIB’s premiums by 7.4% from 1 December 2013, saving families $26 a year.

02/07/13 MAIB Investigation
The Tasmanian Economic Regulator has completed its investigation into the MAIB's pricing policies with respect to motor accidents (personal injury) insurance and has recommended maximum premiums for the four years from 1 December 2013. 

12/04/13 MAIB Investigation
The Tasmanian Economic Regulator has been requested to conduct an investigation into the Motor Accidents Insurance Board's (MAIB) pricing policies with respect to motor accidents (personal injury) insurance and to recommend maximum premiums for the four years from 1 December 2013. 

21/12/12 Nightrider Services New Years Eve 2012
Metro Tasmania in conjunction with the Motor Accidents Insurance Board are once again running additional Nightrider bus services on New Year's Eve in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie for a flat cash fare of $2. 

18/12/12 Be a Mate and Play it Safe this Festive Season
The Infrastructure and Police Minister, David O'Byrne, today appealed to Tasmanians' sense of mateship to avoid serious crashes this festive season. 

Following the annual review of its CTP premiums, the MAIB is pleased to announce that premiums will not increase for the year commencing 1 December 2012.

06/08/12 Be a real mate 
The chances of being a serious road crash casualty are higher if you are a man aged between 17 and 25, according to Road Safety Advisory Council Chair John Gledhill.  

22/12/11 Operation Crossroads 
Motorists have been reminded of the safe driving message as the official Christmas road toll period begins tomorrow. 

09/12/11 Metro Nightrider Services for New Year's Eve 
Metro will again run the successful "Nightrider" bus service in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie on New Year's Eve.

19/10/11 MAIB Premiums on Hold
The Motor Accidents Insurance Board's Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance premiums will remain at their present level for the year commencing 1 December 2011. 

07/10/11 Annual Driving Tests For Older Drivers End From Today
Equality for Tasmanian drivers took a big step forward today.

21/09/11 Boost for Road Safety Funding
The Tasmanian Government is boosting its investment in road safety, using the highly-successful Road Safety Levy. 

31/08/11 Footy Finals 2011
The joy of seeing your team win the grand final could be squashed by being killed or seriously injured in a car crash, road safety authorities warned today.

31/08/11 New Road Safety Action Plan
The State Government today outlined the next phase of its plan to reduce death and injury on Tasmanian roads, continuing a focus on enhanced vehicle safety and increasing safety for young motorists.   

26/08/11 Older drivers to be spared annual tests
Compulsory annual driving tests for Tasmania motorists aged 85 years or older will end from early October, because it is discriminatory and has a significant impact on the lives of older drivers.     

23/02/11 Tasmania Police Urge Motorcycle Safety
Tasmania Police are concerned about the recent serious and fatal motorcycle crashes in the state during the past two weekends.    

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