WA motorists still risking accidents by texting and driving

WA drivers are still being distracted by mobile phones behind the wheel, with nearly half texting while driving. An RAC survey of more than 600 drivers has found 47 per cent of WA drivers have read, responded to or begun a conversation by text behind the wheel. More than 80 per cent of motorists surveyed…

Survey reveals WA’s riskiest roads

A new report has revealed the most dangerous roads in WA, with a road in Mundijong topping the list as the most riskiest. The RAC released its Risky Roads survey on Wednesday, asking the community to identify the most dangerous roads and intersections in the state. Kiernan Street in Mundijong was labelled the most dangerous…

Government to use interactive map in road safety review

The WA Government is using an interactive map open to the public as part of its safety review for Indian Ocean Drive, after the deaths of six people this year. The map enables drivers and local residents to point out areas that they have safety concerns about. Users are able to upload a photograph of…

Hoons will face heavy penalties if Liberals are elected

Hoons in WA will face more hefty penalties if the Liberal Party win the state election. The Police Minister Liza Harvey and the Premier Colin Barnett made the announcement, that hoons can have their cars confiscated permanently without the three strike policy. The three strike policy will be tightened to two strike policy instead, targeting those offenders hooning on suburban street…