What programs does the Lions Crime Watch Speak Up Committee operate and organise
Stan Falloon District V1-4 Crimewatch Deputy Chairman
The Driver Reviver program has been established for over 16 years as a volunteer based program.
Driver Reviver provides rest stops on major roads and highways to encourage travelers to take a break on their travels to reduce the effects of driver fatigue, one of the main causes of road trauma.
In Victoria, most sites are operated by SES volunteers and /or Lions Club members who give up their time on holiday weekends to operate the sites.
Free Bushells tea and coffee is provided as well as a snack.
The sites operate at the busiest times over holiday weekends; however, the times do vary depending on local needs.
Over the years, Driver Reviver sits have become very popular as places to stop. They add a little more security for people traveling alone, as well as being a great source for local information on roads, local attractions and sometimes even tips on those local fishing spots.
Lion Driver Reviver sites are located throughout the State of Victoria and the Lions Crime Committee is involved in ongoing discussions with Vic Roads and the SES to advise on the safe operation of these sites.
Operation Safe Plate
What is Operation Safe Plate Operation Safe Plate is a program introduced by Victoria Police and their community partners to deter thieves from stealing your number plates. This is achieved by removing the existing fixing screws attaching your number plates, and replacing them with one way security screws.
Programs have run throughout Victoria at shopping centers and other venues. Victoria Police are assisted by volunteer community organizations such as Neighborhood Watch, Lions Clubs and others to run the program.
The program has been successfully run at the Westfield Shopping Centre, DFO and Bunnings at Taylors Lakes. The Lions Clubs of Essendon and Taylors Lakes along with local Neighborhood Watch members assisted police in these operations.
Hand Bag Security Brochure
Together with the Victorian Police we have developed the following brochure and paid for copies supplied to the police for distribution to the public. You can view them by clicking on the link below
To make a donation or purchase bears or the hand bag security brochures contact Crime Watch chairman Stan Falloon on 93310043 or the
State Crime Watch Committee Secretary
PDG Arthur Uren MStJ
PO Box 2332
Melton South 3338
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