What is a school speed zone?

School speed zones are reduced speed areas that operate near schools. They’re designed to keep kids safe by lowering the speed limit at peak times when children are travelling to and from school.

Where is the school speed zone located?

The part time school speed zone being reviewed is located on Pearcedale Road adjacent Cranbourne South Primary School.

How long is the school speed zone?

The length of the part time school speed zone is approximately 450m.

When does the part time school speed zone apply?

The part time school speed zone is in effect between 8 – 9.30am & 2.30 – 4pm on School Days.

How much will the reduction in speed limit delay me?

As the section of road affected by the proposed change in speed limit is only 450m, the difference between travelling through the part time school speed zone at 60 km/hr and 40 km/hr is less than 20 seconds added to your travel time.

What is the speed limit on Pearcedale Road outside of the school speed zone times?

Outside of the part time school speed zone operational times of 8 – 9.30am & 2.30 – 4pm, School Days the existing posted 80 km/hr speed limit is applicable.

What happens to my feedback?

All feedback will be considered to determine whether there is community support for the proposal. The community feedback will be a strong determining factor in whether Council will proceed with the formal application process to VicRoads for the reduction in speed limit for the part time school speed zone on Pearcedale Road adjacent Cranbourne South Primary School.