'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…