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Fatigue is a leading contributor to incidents on our roads.1
To help keep drivers safe, AAMI has partnered with Driver Reviver sites across Australia — where you can stop and revive on long road trips. If you’re hitting the road for more than 2 hours, we suggest you add a Driver Reviver pit stop to your route.
Driver Reviver is a community program which has helped keep Aussie drivers safe for more than 30 years. It has volunteers from various organisations and community groups manning sites over long weekends, when more people are likely to be taking road trips. It gives drivers the opportunity to take a break, enjoy a free hot drink, nibble on some biscuits and have a chat to the volunteers.
So when you’re planning your next trip, make sure you think about the journey, as well as the destination.
Head into Benalla and take a stroll down Street Art trail or the famous rose gardens.
Tailem Bend, SA
If you’re getting tired take the exit into Tailem Bend for a cuppa and check out The Big Olive while you’re there.
Take the exit into Bundaberg and check out the seafood market for some of the freshest prawns this side of town.
Wye River, VIC
Why not head into Wye River and stop for one of their famous milkshakes?
Take the exit into Meningie and check out the pink salt lake. It’s magical.
Port Fairy, VIC
Take the exit into Port Fairy and check out the lighthouse. Land ho!
Take the exit into Lorne and wander down to relax by Erskine Falls.
Head into Hahndorf, Australia’s first German settlement for a pretzel or two.
Avoid getting crabby behind the wheel. Head into Kingston and check out the Big Lobster.
Mount Gambier, SA
Feeling cagey? Head into Mount Gambier and check out the limestone caves. Or stack up on some of the town’s famous pancakes.
Take the exit into Yarragon and check out the lolly shop for a sweet rest stop.
Hervey Bay, QLD
Head into Hervey Bay for a tasty meat pie and a long wander along the pier.
Take the exit into robe and grab a cuppa while you admire the obelisk. A monumental view.
Feeling peckish? Head into Bairnsdale and treat yourself to some of the best pizza this side of town.
Murray Bridge, SA
Head to Murray Bridge. You might even spot the famous Bunyip while you’re there...
Fight fatigue by resting regularly
Every 2 hours, pull into a rural town for a much needed rest. You may discover a hidden beach, the best pie on the highway or a life-saving lamington.
1 Source: roadsafety.gov.au
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The information is intended to be of a general nature only. We do not accept any legal responsibility for any loss incurred as a result of reliance upon it – please make your own enquiries.