'Disastrous accident' fears

Yapeen residents and petitioners are calling for the speed limit to be significantly reduced on the Vaughan Springs Road at Yapeen. Photo: Eve Lamb

Yapeen residents fear it’s only a matter of time before a disastrous accident happens on Vaughan Spring Road – unless the speed limit on the scenic stretch is significantly lowered.
Seventy-seven locals have signed a petition calling for the Mount Alexander Shire Council to support their request to Regional Roads Victoria for the speed limit to be lowered from its current 100km/h to 60km/h on Vaughan Springs Road at Yapeen. Read more in today’s Castlemaine Mail…

Eve Lamb
Journalist and photographer Eve Lamb has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) degree from Deakin University and a Master of Arts (Professional Writing) from Deakin University. She has worked for many regional newspapers including the Hamilton Spectator and the Warrnambool Standard, and has also worked for metro daily, The Hobart Mercury, and The Sunday Tasmanian. Eve has also contributed to various magazines including Australian Cyclist.