Booklets To Promote Road Safety for Cyclists and Motorists

A series of booklets called “The Best Practice Guides” has been released to promote responsible road sharing between cyclists and motorists. The booklets were funded by a $52,000 grant from the Road Trauma Trust Account, and were produced as a collaboration between WestCycle and Road Safety Minister Michelle Roberts. Ms Roberts said that it is…

Extra hours for WA Learner Drivers?

The way learner drivers get their P-Plates is set to change later this year. WA leaners will now have to complete 50 hours of supervised driving before sitting the practical assessment to get their P-Plates. They are also required to pass the hazard perception before sitting their practical assessment. Learners need 5 hours of night…

Fatal Crash on Great Eastern Highway

A man was killed and a woman injured after their cars collided on Great Eastern Highway yesterday. The crash occurred around 10:25am, 48 kilometres east of Merredin, when the driver of a ute attempted to overtake a truck marked with a “KalTire” logo. The silver Great Wall ute left the road and crashed into trees…

Young man charged with Mosman Park Porsche theft

By Christopher May A 26 year old male has been charged with the theft and chase throughout Perth’s southern suburbs of a Porsche Cayenne from a home in Mosman Park. It is alleged that in the early hours of Monday morning the Porche was stolen and sighted by WA Police on Gilmore Avenue in Kwinana.…

Extra Speed Cameras To Save Lives

WA drivers will face more pressure to behave as the State Government plans to triple the number of red light cameras in the next 5 years. A 5 year accountability plan will aim to increase safety and reduce accidents on WA roads by dramatically increasing the number of fixed speed cameras, red light cameras and mobile speed…

State-wide campaign on new penalty fees

This story is written by WAMN Journalist Daniel Edwards. West Australians will be warned about upcoming penalty changes as well as the dangers of using mobile phones while driving. The purpose of the State-wide awareness campaign is to educate the community about legislation changes and modified penalties that come into effect from the Queen’s Birthday…

Cyclists Fined During Police Blitz

Please click on the video player to watch the story. EVENING NEWS – Cyclists Fined During Police Blitz (Story begins at 06:26) 52 cyclists were fined for traffic offences during a 2 hour police blitz in Northbridge this afternoon. The operations took place at the centre of Wellington Street & Milligan Street, and Fitzgerald Street and…