The Road Safety Commission values its relationships with the community across Western Australia and acknowledges that different parts of the state have their own unique road safety conditions and concerns.
These include issues such as unsealed roads, vast distances, heavy haulage, and an over-representation of regional drivers without a licence, or not wearing a seatbelt.
Road trauma continues to be over-represented in regional and remote WA.
Stakeholder groups from Broome to Esperance have valuable input into the Commission’s strategies, as we all have a shared responsibility to strengthen all parts of the safe system in WA.
About the Alliances
There are currently six Industry Road Safety Alliances operating in the state regions: South West, MidWest, Pilbara, Goldfields-Esperance, Great Eastern Highway and the Kimberley Road Safety Alliance.
Each Road Safety Alliance meets quarterly (as a minimum) and brings together:
- main industry bodies of the region
- government agencies that have a responsibility for road safety
- peak advisory bodies and
- key corporate organisations
Each Road Safety Alliance has the potential to make strong, positive contributions at a regional level advocating for improvements in the four cornerstones of Roads and Roadsides, Speeds, Road Use and Vehicle Safety.
Each Alliance welcomes guest speakers to promote their services in relation to Road Safety initiatives.
Towards Zero specifically outlines the initiatives that industries and the corporate world could undertake to contribute to each cornerstone of the road safety strategy for the state.