Drive so others survive

National Road Safety Week is a timely reminder to drive safely to make sure everyone gets home.

Published: 12 May 2022, Updated: 13 May 2022

National Road Safety Week runs from 15 to 22 May. It is a timely reminder to drive safely to make sure everyone gets home.

The greatest gift you can give your loved ones is to arrive home safe.

Stay alert

Distracted drivers are a serious risk on our roads. If you glance away from the road for just two seconds at 60 km/h, you’re effectively driving blind for 33 metres. Even worse, at 100 km/h you miss 55 metres of road.

Pay attention, stay alert and drive to the conditions.

Pledge to drive so others survive!

Take the pledge to drive as if your loved ones are on the road ahead.

Pledge to remove all distractions and never use your mobile phone while driving.

Pledge that you will not put other people at risk by speeding, driving while tired or under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

Pledge that you will protect all vulnerable road users, especially those whose job places them in harm’s way, by slowing down and giving them the space they need to be safe.

Shining a Light

Perth Landmarks will shine yellow in honor of National Road Safety Week on Thursday 19 and Saturday 21 May - including Matagarup Bridge, Mount Street Bridge, Sky Ribbon (along Tonkin Highway near Perth Airport), Joondalup Drive Bridge and Northbridge Tunnel.

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