City of Swan

The City of Swan covers an area of 1,042 square kilometres, has 1,545km of sealed roads, and a population of approximately 150,172 in over 50,875 residential dwellings.

Meeting Dates

The City's RoadWise Committee meets bi-monthly on the third Thursday.

Committee MembershipSwan RoadWise Committee

  • City of Swan staff and Elected Members
  • WALGA's RoadWise Program
  • Motorcycle Riders Association WA
  • Community group representatives. Interested members of the community are invited to express an interest in joining the Committee by contacting the City of Swan

News

Projects/Issues

Reggie’s Road Rules

The City runs a Reggie's Road Rules campaign with posters displaying road rules erected at locations throughout the City. Reggie clarifies various road rules and provides safety tips on drink driving, fatigue, child car restraint use and speeding. Posters are changed bi-monthly.

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City of Swan crash trailer

The City of Swan RoadWise Committee has a crash trailer which aims to raise awareness of road safety issues in the community.

The crash trailer, which is sponsored by WA Police, WALGA RoadWise Program and the RAC, was refurbished thanks to grant from the Government of Western Australia’s Road Safety Community Grants Program.

City of Swan new crash trailer

Vehicle safety checks

The City, in partnership with the City of Stirling, conducts free vehicle and trailer checks prior to the Easter and Christmas holiday period. This event has become a good opportunity to provide information about safe vehicles and ANCAP ratings.

Photo_-_City_of_Swan_-_Vehicle_Checks has also implemented a fleet safety policy with focus on vehicle purchase, stipulating a minimum 5 star ANCAP safety rating for all sedans and 4 star rating for all light commercial vehicles.

Speed display trailer

The City uses a speed display trailer at high risk locations to encourage drivers to adhere to the speed limit.

Staff driver development training

 All staff at the City of Swan are encouraged to attend a one day training workshop on safe driving.

Mural displays

The City of Swan fleet trucks and work vehicles assist in promoting road safety by displaying murals that promote safe speeds and seatbelt compliance.

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Cyclist safety

The City of Swan Committee strives to find innovative ways where cyclists and motorists can share roads safely and respect the rights of both on our roads.

Road safety events and campaigns

The City of Swan participates in road safety events such as the annual Blessing of the Roads and Road Ribbon for Road Safety® campaigns to raise awareness amongst the local community of the importance of road safety.

Road Safety Advisor

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