News and Events
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$4.6 million research centre to help improve safety on WA roads
The Honourable Michelle Roberts, Minister of Police; Road Safety and Professor Andrew Page, Associate Dean Research UWA attended the launch. A new centre to carry out road safety research is being established at The University of Western Australia, which has been awarded the State Government’s $4.6 million road safety research contract for the next five years with support from the Road Safety Commission.Read more
Using telematics to reduce risky driving behaviour in young, regional drivers
WACRSR researchers Dr Michelle Fraser and Professor Lynn Meuleners received funding from the Neurotrauma Research Program/ Department of Health WA in December 2020 to undertake a randomised controlled trial of 200 young drivers from the Great Southern, South West and Mid-West regions of WA to assess the impact of providing personalised feedback to young drivers about their risky driving behaviour, via the UA-App.
Australasian College of Road Safety news
In December 2020 the WA chapter of the Australian College of Road Safety held a meeting, chaired by WACRSR Deputy Director, Associate Professor Paul Roberts, to elect new positions and to brainstorm ideas for activities in 2021.
Thank you to those who nominated and all who voted for the committee positions. Congratulations to the successful candidates:
- Secretary – Teresa Williams (MRWA)
- Treasurer – Ed Rose (MRWA)
- Member Engagement – Terri-Anne Pettet (WALGA)
- General Officer – Fritha Argus (MRWA)
The WACRSR looks forward to working with the new committee in our common goal of helping to tackle the road safety issues in WA.
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