The soaring number of lives tragically lost on Victorian roads this year prompted an additional state-wide police operation targeting the key causes of road trauma over the weekend (5/9 - 8/9)
Police were out and about as part of Operation Argus, a road policing operation set up in direct response to the current road toll.
With the weather starting to warm up, the operation also had a focus on motorcyclist safety.
James shares the story of the day he almost became a statistic.
Reviewed 12 September 2019