Saving Lives Together

Roady Safety Commission

  • Don’t trust your tired self

    Hitting the road this Easter? Don’t drive tired.

  • Double demerits

    Thursday 18 April to Monday 22 April inclusive.

  • WA Police are watching

    More police patrols. More cameras. More RBTs

  • A serious motorcycle safety message

    Common sense, not crazy technology will keep Motorcyclists safe from a crash.

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WA road fatalities in 2019

Total deaths
Metropolitan deaths
Regional deaths

WA road fatalities by region in 2019

  • 1 Kimberley
  • 6 Wheatbelt
  • 6 South West
  • 3 Pilbara
  • 3 Goldfields / Esperance
  • 24 Metropolitan
  • 4 Midwest Gascoyne
  • 4 Great Southern
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Towards Zero

Towards Zero is the State Government’s road safety strategy for 2008-2020.

Incorporating the Safe System approach, Towards Zero aims to improve road safety through four cornerstones: Safe Road Use; Safe Roads and Roadsides; Safe Speeds; and Safe Vehicles. Our target, by 2020, is 11,000 fewer people killed or seriously injured on our roads – a reduction of approximately 40% on 2005-2007.

    • Spotlight on motorcycle safety
      The President of the Motorcycle Riders Association of WA can’t believe he still sees some WA motorcycle riders’ risk serious life-altering injuries by not wearing the appropriate protective clothing while riding.
    • Plea to drive safely this Easter
      WA Police and the Road Safety Commission have asked the public to drive carefully over the Easter break, with double demerits points applying until midnight on Monday.
    • Easter tradition a reminder to drive safely
      Road Safety Commission Chairman Iain Cameron, City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts, representatives from WA Police Force, DFES and St John Ambulance, Driver Reviver volunteers and local school students watched on as WA Police Force Chaplain Joe Newbold carried out his annual task of blessing the City’s roads ahead of the Easter long weekend.
    • Sleep expert warns drowsy driving is the new DD
      Professor Peter Eastwood from the University of Western Australia Centre for Sleep Science said people who get behind the wheel after missing out on sleep are as dangerous as those who drink and drive.