"I slow down..." campaign
Posted on: Tuesday, 1 September 2015 at 12:00:00 AM
To remind drivers to slow down, the Town of East Fremantle Neighbourhood Watch Committee is distributing free “I slow down in East Fremantle” bumper stickers.
Vulnerable road users made up around 39% of those killed or seriously injured on local roads in the Town of East Fremantle from 2003-2012.1 Reducing the speed at which people travel along these roads provides a safer environment for pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists.
Mayor Jim O’Neill is leading by example to encourage drivers to slow down as they drive on the Town's streets.
Pictured above: Mayor Jim O'Neill places a sticker on his car to show his commitment to the "I slow down..." campaign
At the City of Rockingham, RoadWise Committee Chair Cr Matt Whitfield, along with committee member and fellow Councillor Ron Pease helped the City of Rockingham promote safe speeds.
The Councillors attached an "I slow down in Rockingham" sticker to the Rockingham Connect Bus to encourage drivers to slow down whilst travelling on local streets.
Pictured above: City of Rockingham, RoadWise Committee Chair Cr Matt Whitfield and committee member and fellow Councillor Ron Pease help promote the "I slow down..." campaign.
Mayor Dave Griffiths and RoadWise Committee chair Cr Wayne Barrett recently launched the City of Gosnells' "I slow down in Gosnells" campaign. City of Gosnells residents can pick up a bumper sticker from the City of Gosnells Civic Centre on Albany Highway in Gosnells.
Pictured above: Mayor Dave Griffiths and RoadWise Committee chair Cr Wayne Barrett using the City’s fleet vehicles to spread the "I slow down..." message.
1 Local Road Crash Report 2012 Metropolitan Region, WALGA
To find out more about road safety and how you can be involved, or to see whether your Local Government is participating in the "I slow down..." campaign, contact your Road Safety Advisor.
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