If you were a passenger, witnessed, or assisted at the scene of a fatal or serious collision, it is important to acknowledge that you have experienced a traumatic event and that you may be experiencing a wide range of thoughts, feelings and responses to the trauma.

We hope the following information will be helpful to you.



Road Trauma Support Services Victoria (RTSSV) is a not-for-profit organisation contributing to the safety and wellbeing of Victorian road users. We provide counselling and support to people affected by road trauma, and address attitudes and behaviours of road users through education. As the only organisation of its kind in Victoria, we provide the following services across the state:

  • Free, professional face-to-face and telephone counselling
  • Support and training
  • Education programs