Articles by Simone Robinson

How can senior drivers contribute ‘Towards Zero’ and be safe on the road?

After attending the Australasian Road Safety Conference in Queensland, Id like to share some information with you about the key national Road Safety Strategy “Towards Zero”. What I like about this strategy is that it acknowledges that all people will make mistakes, so they look to other elements to absorb and reduce the impacts of […]

Changes underway for older drivers

Have you heard about the recent changes to Seniors driver testing? Mandatory annual practical driving assessments (PDA) for drivers 85 years and over are to be abolished in WA from 16 December 2013. Check out the media release below for more information.  http://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au/Pages/StatementDetails.aspx?listName=StatementsBarnett&StatId=7976   Road Safety research supports that “older drivers do not pose an unacceptable […]