penalty for not wearing a helmet
is the minimum gap to be maintained by a motorist with a bicyclist, while travelling 60km/h or less. Over 60km/h, the gap must be at least 1.5m.
cyclists died in WA roads in 2018 2 of them were not wearing a helmet
distance needed to maintain by a cyclist while travelling behind a vehicle.
Cyclists need to be aware of how to reduce your risk on the road.
Cycling safety is a shared responsibility between cyclists, drivers and other road users.
Bicycle riders are some of our most vulnerable road users.
A well-maintained bicycle is more reliable and safer to ride.
Any hazards you spot while riding around WA's paths and roads can be replied online to the Department of Transport or by phone to the Main Roads WA 24 hour hotline on 138 138.
The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.
The Road Safety Commission is a portfolio within WA Police Force. It reports to the Minister for Road Safety, Hon. Michelle Roberts MLA.