The MCC of NSW conducted mobile phone reception tests along the length of the Putty Road in 2012, in response to riders not being able to call emergency services. Soon afterwards, six Emergency Satellite Phones (ESPs) were installed at critical crash-prone locations along the road where mobile phone reception is non-existent.
Road users now need only travel a short distance to call for help in the event of an incident. To maximise their presence and usefulness, the MCC of NSW prepared free leaflets with the phones’ locations. PDF files of both Putty and Oxley brochures can be downloaded via the images below.