Easter weekend and school holidays

​With many commuters heading in and out of Perth for the school holidays there are a few things to consider to make your journey a safer and easier one.

Double demerits

Thursday 13 to Monday 17 April (inclusive)

Motorists are reminded that as of midnight 13 April, double demerit points apply across the state for the following offences:

  • Drink or drug driving
  • Speeding
  • Failing to wear a seat belt
  • Running a red light
  • Illegal us of a mobile phone while driving

More information on double demerits is available on the Road Safety Commission website.

Indian Ocean Drive - Bridge works

Works are underway on Moore River Bridge on Indian Ocean Drive, with speeds reduced to 60 km/h. From 18 April through to July, the bridge will be reduced to a single shared lane with temporary traffic signals in place and speed reduced to 40 km/h. Plan ahead as delays are expected. Please approach the area with caution.


Road users are reminded to slow down when driving through roadwork area, and obey all signage in place.


Keep up to date with traffic conditions and what's happening around the road network on our Travel Map or follow us on Twitter - Metro and Regional


Modified: 24 Apr 2017