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SES Driver Reviver sites

By Simon Ruppert

Victoria State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers, together with Lions Club members will conduct Driver Reviver sites on the Hume Freeway and Goulburn Valley Highway over the Easter break, helping motorists reach their destinations safely during a traditionally busy time on our roads.

Together, the volunteers will host ten Driver Reviver rest stops around North East Victoria:

· Thursday, April 18 11am to 11pm
Hume Freeway Northbound, Mokoan Rest Area

· Thursday,  April 18 3pm to 10pm

Goulburn Valley Highway, Wunghnu Rest Areat

· Thursday, April 18 Overnight

Hume Freeway Northbound, Balmattum Rest Area

· Friday,April 19 7am to noon
Hume Freeway Northbound, Mokoan Rest Area

· Friday, April 19 2pm – 7pm
Hume Freeway Northbound, Balmattum Rest Area

· Saturday, April 20 9am – 3pm

Hume Freeway Northbound, Balmattum Rest Area

· Monday,  April 22 8am to 8pm
Goulburn Valley Highway Southbound, Wahring Rest Area

· Monday, April 22 10am to 3pm
Hume Freeway Southbound, Chiltern Park Rest Area

· Monday, April 228am to 7pm
Hume Freeway Southbound, Winton - Mokoan Rest Area

· Monday, April 22 9am to 6pm - With BBQ

Hume Freeway Southbound, Giffin Rd Rest Area

Fatigue is one of the biggest killers on Victorian roads, so VICSES Toll Driver Reviver sites offer a place for travellers to take a break and enjoy a free cup of tea or coffee, cool drink, and biscuits.

The Driver Reviver campaign has been running for more than 27 years with one objective: reduce road collisions by alleviating driver fatigue. 

Yearly, VICSES and Lions Club Volunteers contribute thousands of hours to Driver Reviver sites, offering drivers free refreshments and a safe place to rest.  

VICSES provides the largest road rescue network in Australia, with specialist teams in 102 of our 149 units across the state.