Shine a Light on Road Safety – Road Safety Week – 8 – 14 May, 2017

Road Safety Week 8-14 May, 2017 – Shine a Light on Road Safety

Road safety groups across the Bunbury area are joining forces in a bid to stop the carnage on our roads – and they want your help.

The Bunbury Tower and Lighthouse will be bathed in yellow light this week (8-14 May) as part of the Shine a Light on Road Safety Campaign, which aims to raise awareness and reduce trauma on our roads.

RoadWise, which is heading the campaign, has joined with the South West Youth Driver Development Program and Industry Road Safety Alliance South West in calling on all motorists to support the campaign by driving with their headlights on throughout Friday 12 May.

Last year, 194 people died on WA roads, 119 of them in regional areas and 26 in the South West. Another 235 people were critically injured.

Overall, 62% of the fatalities across WA in 2016 were a result of crashes police suspect involved at least one driver behavioural factor be is speed, alcohol, fatigue or distraction.

For more information visit: www.rtswa.org.au/content/page/shine-a-light-on-road-safety

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