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New High Occupancy Vehicles Policy Guide for Local Governments.
Posted 22 November 2022 New High Occupancy Vehicles Policy Guide for Local Governments.

New High Occupancy Vehicles Policy Guide for Local Government has been developed as a collaborative project aiming to address safety practices relating to high occupancy vehicles (HOVs), the diversity in their use and the challenges they pose within Local Governments.

2022-23 October Federal Budget
Posted 10 November 2022 2022-23 October Federal Budget

The 2022-23 October Federal Budget provides for a number of road safety related initiatives.

Webinar for a New Local Government Road Safety Practitioners Network
Posted 08 November 2022 Webinar for a New Local Government Road Safety Practitioners Network

The Australasian College of Road Safety is hosting a webinar to launch a Local Government Road Safety Practitioners network.

Local Government Showcase - Shire of Denmark
Posted 30 October 2022 Local Government Showcase - Shire of Denmark

The Shire of Denmark’s new shared path provides cyclists and pedestrians a safe and direct route to the popular Ocean Beach.

Local Government Showcase - Shire of Dardanup
Posted 26 October 2022 Local Government Showcase - Shire of Dardanup

The Shire of Dardanup have upgraded Harris Road to increase safety for the variety of road users accessing the road.

Local Government Showcase - Shire of Plantagenet
Posted 23 October 2022 Local Government Showcase - Shire of Plantagenet

The Shire of Plantagenet recently installed a shared path through the centre of town as part of the Mount Barker Bicycle Master Path Plan.

Local Government Showcase - City of Stirling
Posted 19 October 2022 Local Government Showcase - City of Stirling

The City of Stirling’s bicycle friendly routes are providing cyclists with a safe riding environment, no matter their riding level or experience.

Local Government Showcase - Shire of Broomehill-Tambellup
Posted 14 October 2022 Local Government Showcase - Shire of Broomehill-Tambellup

The Shire of Broomehill-Tambellup recently installed a shared path along Journal Street in Broomehill to increase safety for all road users.

Local Government Showcase - City of Busselton
Posted 11 October 2022 Local Government Showcase - City of Busselton

The City of Busselton is working on improving regional road safety for cyclists and encouraging safer sharing of the road.

Local Government Showcase - City of Albany
Posted 10 October 2022 Local Government Showcase - City of Albany

The City of Albany has incorporated the installation of nine kilometres of shared paths as part of their Centennial Park Sporting Precinct upgrade.

WA Bike Month 2022
Posted 07 October 2022 WA Bike Month 2022

WA Bike Month 2022 has launched!

Shire of Plantagenet Youth Skills Workshop – Buying a Car and Basic
Posted 30 September 2022 Shire of Plantagenet Youth Skills Workshop – Buying a Car and Basic Maintenance

The Shire of Plantagenet RoadWise Committee recently collaborated with the Youth Advisory Group to put on a Youth Skills Worksop on buying a car and basic vehicle maintenance.

New Resource: Integrating Safety Into Road Design
Posted 16 September 2022 New Resource: Integrating Safety Into Road Design

The Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) have published a Guide to Integrating Safety Into Road Design which focuses on elements of safe road and roadside design for road networks that can provide safe mobility for all road users.

UN High-level Meeting for Road Safety Brings World Leaders Together
Posted 31 August 2022 UN High-level Meeting for Road Safety Brings World Leaders Together

Recognising the unacceptable scale of road trauma globally, world leaders gathered in New York from 30 June to 1 July 2022 to commit to an increase in investment and action to ensure the Decade of Action for Road Safety goal to halve road deaths and injuries by 2030 is met.

Shire of Manjimup Adopts a New Road Traffic Safety Policy
Posted 19 August 2022 Shire of Manjimup Adopts a New Road Traffic Safety Policy

In an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries on their road network, the Shire of Manjimup Council endorsed a new Road Traffic Safety Policy at its Ordinary Council Meeting on 7 July, 2022.

Road Safety on Unsealed Roads
Posted 20 July 2022 Road Safety on Unsealed Roads

Local Governments have an important responsibility to manage and improve road safety on the local road network. According to the most recent WALGA Road Assets and Expenditure Report 2020-21 well over half of this network is unsealed[1]. For regional and country shires unsealed roads form an even greater percentage of their network.

Supervised Driving Opportunity for Regional and Remote Learner Drivers
Posted 19 July 2022 Supervised Driving Opportunity for Regional and Remote Learner Drivers

Supervised driving is proven to be one of the more effective road safety education strategies for learner drivers, and the Governments Keys2drive+Plus program aims to help.

New Austroads Guide
Posted 12 July 2022 New Austroads Guide

The Austroads Guide to Road Design Part 6: Roadside Design, Safety and Barriers (the Guide) has recently been updated and had new sections added. Published early June 2022, Austroads are offering two free webinars to accompany the new Guide.

Road Safety Art
Posted 12 July 2022 Road Safety Art

The Shire of Nannup has been working with local students from Nannup District High School to create a road safety art installation. Living with Emu’s is the Shire’s road safety project aiming to provide interactive and practical education to students approaching driving age and the creation of a large emu sculpture from wrecked car parts.

Local Government Road Safety Awards 2022
Posted 11 July 2022 Local Government Road Safety Awards 2022

Local Government Road Safety Awards - Call for Nominations

Local Government Showcase - City of Wanneroo
Posted 08 July 2022 Local Government Showcase - City of Wanneroo

Speed plays a role in the severity of crashes, the faster you travel, the longer you take to stop and the harder you hit. The City of Wanneroo has been using their Speed Alert Mobile (SAM) trailer to raise driver awareness of speed on local roads through their speed program, which has been running for a number of years now.

Australasian Road Safety Conference 2022
Posted 06 July 2022 Australasian Road Safety Conference 2022

Registrations are now open for the 2022 Australasian Road Safety Conference to be held in Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand, 28-30 September.

New WALGA Road Safety Management Systems Service
Posted 17 February 2022 New WALGA Road Safety Management Systems Service

Thank you: Cr Len Handasyde
Posted 17 February 2022 Thank you: Cr Len Handasyde

Road Ribbon for Road Safety® Campaign 2021 Wrap Up
Posted 17 February 2022 Road Ribbon for Road Safety® Campaign 2021 Wrap Up

Road Safety Audit Course – Available Online Now
Posted 17 February 2022 Road Safety Audit Course – Available Online Now

Blessing of the Roads Campaign 2022
Posted 17 February 2022 Blessing of the Roads Campaign 2022

Northam Promotes 'Belt Up' Message
Posted 17 February 2022 Northam Promotes 'Belt Up' Message

Southern Cross - The First Driver Reviver Operation
Posted 17 February 2022 Southern Cross - The First Driver Reviver Operation

Back to School Seatbelt Campaign Launched
Posted 17 February 2022 Back to School Seatbelt Campaign Launched

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