Shire of Dundas

Meeting Dates

Road safety issues are addressed through the Local Emergency Management Committee which meets regularly. The contact person is the Officer in Charge, Norseman Police Station.

Committee Membership

  • WA Police Force
  • St John Ambulance
  • WA Health Service
  • Volunteer Fire and Rescue
  • Main Roads WA
  • Norseman Lions Club
  • SDERA
  • WALGA's RoadWise Program

Projects/Issues

Norseman is a central point for people travelling along the very busy Eyre Highway.

Issues of concern with this stretch of highway include:

  • Fatigue
  • Interaction of heavy vehicles and light vehicles;
  • Changes in road rules and speeds between states
  • Drivers exceeding maximum towing speeds
  • Drug/drink driving.

The Police and emergency services personnel confront a significant number of road crashes on this stretch of road.

The Shire of Dundas were successful in obtaining a Community Road Safety Grant for a speed display trailer, which is used regularly throughout the Shire.

News

Contact

Road Safety Advisor - Carol-Anne Bradley

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