Media

Website brings solace to the bereaved - Adelaide Advertiser, 12 September 2011

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Local wins road safety award - The Byron Shire Echo, 6 September 2011

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The power of the personal story - Screen Education, Issue 63, Spring 2011

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Riding out the trauma - Casey Weekly, 5 July 2011

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Recovery ride - Casey Weekly, 28 June 2011

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Daughter’s plea - Leader Messenger, 27 April 2011

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Sunrise Segment: Power to Forgive - Channel 7, 9 December 2010

Community member Glynis tells her story...

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Journey Beyond Road Trauma online community - Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, November 2010

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Journey Beyond Road Trauma - RAA SA Motor magazine, Spring, 2010

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Sunrise Segment: Tough Love Repeat Offenders - Channel 7, 19 August 2010

Community member Margaret tells her story…

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Sunrise Segment: Drowsy Drivers - Channel 7, 10 August 2010

Community member Geniene tells her story…

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Sunrise Segment: Road to Recovery - Channel 7, 2 August 2010

Community member Peter tells his story…

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Journey Beyond Road Trauma - RAA SA Motor magazine, Winter, 2010

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New Website for Victims of Road Trauma - Newsletter for Centre of Automotive Road Safety, July 2010

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Guestroom: Sandra Cook and her journey beyond road trauma - ABC Darwin, 28 April 2010

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Coping with Journey Beyond Road Trauma - Truckin Life April 10, 2010

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Meet the listener: Sandra Cook and her journey beyond road trauma - Life Matters, ABC Radio National, April 6, 2010

It's Easter holiday time again and unfortunately it is also a time that's notorious for road accidents.

Sandra Cook's father was killed six years ago in a freak traffic accident.

Together with Kerry Sunderland, she has created an online social network community called Journey Beyond Road Trauma.

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Road accident victims band together - The 7.30 Report, April 5, 2010

Each year more than a thousand people die in road accidents, and many more are seriously injured. The implications will be felt by families and carers for years to come. An Adelaide woman who lost her father in a crash six years ago has started a social network that is helping others deal with their grief.

Each year more than a thousand people die in road accidents, and many more are seriously injured. The implications will be felt by families and carers for years to come. An Adelaide woman who lost her father in a crash six years ago has started a social network that is helping others deal with their grief.

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Car crash site aids victims' families - Adelaide Now, April 2, 2010

The heartbreaking stories of people affected by road crash tragedies have been brought together in a new online social networking site.

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Website gives road tragedy support - ABC 7pm TV News SA, March 31, 2010

Film-maker Sandra Cook has started a website to provide help, support and hope to people who have lost loved ones on the roads.

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Motorists urged to ‘share’ highway – The Bunyip, Gawler, March 24, 2010

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Conversations with Richard Fidler - ABC local radio March 22, 2010

In 2004 Sandra Cook's father was killed in a head-on collision, his car smashed into by a nurse driving home after a night shift.

Sandra was depressed and bewildered by the circumstances of her father's sudden death and had to find out why it had happened - she wanted to know the other story. But the truth turned out to be so much more complicated than Sandra had imagined.

At the beginning of this year Sandra helped set up a website for people affected by road trauma.

Click here to go to the ABC website and download the mp3 file of the full interview.

Website providing relief for road-trauma victims. Online friends help in healing – The Adelaide Advertiser, March 12, 2010

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Friday afternoon talkback - Triple J March 12, 2010

In response to a story aired on the 9th of March 2010 called 'Operation Friction - Hoons busted in Melbourne', Triple J hosted a talkback the following evening.

Journey Beyond Road Trauma founding community member Eli Murn was invited to speak about his experience of the crash he caused and the ongoing experience of living with an aquired brain injury as a result.

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Log on to fix highway – The Daily Examiner, March 11, 2010

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Journey Beyond Road Trauma site launched – Owner/Driver Magazine, February, 2010

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Road crash grief help online - The Advertiser, December 18, 2009

WHEN Bill Cook was killed in a road crash, his daughter Sandra searched everywhere for support during her grief and the harrowing court process that followed.

"I remember trying Google to find support groups . . . there was nothing for road trauma support here," she said.

"I even went to roadside shrines and left notes asking people to call me."

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