The Victorian Transport Association has referred to calls for a permanent truck ban in Melbourne's bayside areas as a political 'slippery slope'.
John Merritt will depart the Victorian road authority at the end of this year.
The Victorian Transport Association has welcomed a series of road infrastructure spending announcements from the Victorian Government that will improve roads on key freight routes in the state’s southwest.
The funding from the Australian and Federal Governments is aimed at improving safety on the popular tourist route, which has seen 213 recorded crashed in the five years to 2016.
Work is underway on a major upgrade to Victoria's Midland Highway between Ballarat and Creswick, turning the notorious stretch of road into one of the region’s safest.