This month we would like to congratulate one of our team members, Kate Joyce, Training Administrator on successfully completed her traineeship Certificate IV Customer Contact. Kate now having completed this nationally recognised qualification has further developed her knowledge and skills on how to be an effective first point of contact for our customers. Contact Kate for your next training course on 1300 00 2877 or email.
Main Roads WA Road Safety Branch have released a new edition of the Main Roads WA Code of Practice Traffic Management for Events. The changes included in the new edition are summarised in the 'Amendment / Revision Status Record' located at the front of the document. It is very important event organisers, qualified traffic or event controllers become familiar with these new changes for your next event. Download Copy Here
Regulation 60, Road Traffic Code 2000 requires drivers to give way and make every reasonable effort to give a clear, uninterrupted passage to emergency vehicles which are sounding an alarm or showing flashing lights. Read More
It is common practice to use temporary speed zones on unsealed roads and Australian Standard 1742.3 Traffic control for works on roads allows their use (however, this is not mandated due to the low volume of traffic and economic considerations which shall be based on a risk assessment, see section 4.5 of AS1742.3).
It is also worth noting that it is common practice to speed zone unsealed sections of roads for side tracks and when the sealed surface has been removed due to road resurfacing.
When speed zoning unsealed roads it is important to ensure the surface condition is inspected and maintained to an acceptable standard for the speed limit implemented. The END speed limit signs shall be used when terminating the temporary speeds.
As of 1st January 2017 Main Roads WA will be adopting the Austroads National Traffic Control at Worksites Training Framework. After this date those seeking accreditation or re-accreditation in TC, BWTM or AWTM will be required to meet these new requirements which involve two additional units of competency. Changes include: