08/02/24

COMING UP – The 29th TRANSAFE WA Road Transport Industry Safety Forum

Due to strong demand, we are excited to announce that our first forum of 2024 will be held in Bunbury on the 12th of March at the Koombana Bay Sailing

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08/02/24

iNSTRUCKTA! Turns One

Happy 1 year anniversary iNSTRUCKTA!  it’s been an exciting first year on the road for our virtual reality safety truck. Thank you to all our sp

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05/04/23

WA TRANSPORT MAGAZINE – APRIL 2023 Edition

The April 2023 edition of WA Transport Magazine – Western Australia Click Here to Read the Full Magazine:

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02/02/23

Launch of TRANSAFE WA’s Safety Truck iNSTRUCKTA!

On Wednesday the 25th of January 2023 TRANSAFE WA held a Gala event to launch their dedicated Road Transport Industry Safety Truck called iNSTRUCKTA!

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02/12/22

Major agriculture cooperative partners with iNSTRUCKTA! safety project

TRANSAFE WA has announced a new partner for its iNSTRUCKTA! safety truck initiative project. iNSTRUCKTA! is the name of TRANSAFE WA’s custom truck a

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05/10/22

JOST donates fifth wheel to safety initiative

JOST Australia has donated a JOST JSK37 Sensor Coupling fifth wheel to non-profit industry initiative, TRANSAFE WA, and its iNSTRUCKTA! Safety Truck p

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07/07/22

WA Government To Reform

The Western Australian government is reforming the tow truck industry to help protect people involved in traffic accidents and combat

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07/07/22

Ata Pushing To Abolish Work

The Australian Transport Association (ATA) is moving to abolish work diaries through its draft Road Transport Act policy. The ATA

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07/07/22

Improving The Health

Improving the health of Australian truck drivers project Project update Comcare continues to support research lead by Monash University and

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06/04/22

Qube partners with Transafe WA

Transport and logistics company, Qube, is joining not-for-profit industry initiative, Transafe WA, as a safety partner and will also be contributing t

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28/06/21

Vale Steve Post

The Founding Chairman of Transafe WA recently passed away after a battle with brain cancer. Steve Post died on 24 June 2021. “A passionate and dedic

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02/06/21

Innovative road safety truck to roll out in WA later this year

A custom truck and trailer combination spec’d to deliver innovative educational road safety programs is expected to hit the road in November 2021. I

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07/12/16

Depression in the heavy vehicle industry

Feeling depressed… or suspect a colleague might be? There’s some useful information in this flyer specific to this industry and WA.

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07/12/16

Worksafe Alert – Fatalities caused by falling trailer ramps

In recent years, two people have died as a result of crush injuries from falling trailer ramps. This Safety Alert from Worksafe (September 2016) looks

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24/06/16

Heavy Vehicle Services Regional Industry Information Sessions

July, August and September 2016 regional sessions now confirmed… These are aimed at providing industry with an understanding of the benefits of the

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18/06/15

Simple innovation takes road safety to a whole new level

This technology was inspired by the high incidence of traffic accidents in Argentina where narrow and often single-lane roads are the cause of many de

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07/05/15

World’s first self-driving truck unveiled

German car maker Daimler has unveiled the world’s first self-driving truck authorised for use on public roads at a launch on the iconic Hoover Dam i

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23/04/15

Quarter of fatal heavy vehicle crashes preventable

A quarter of fatal heavy vehicle crashes would be avoided if autonomous emergency braking systems (AEBS) were fitted, new research says. Read full art

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18/09/14

Over 175 to take part in 2nd Transafe WA Forum

Factors affecting safe operations in the road transport industry in WA are as broad as the group of participants gathering in Perth…

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11/09/14

Don’t call or text while driving

Did you know from 26 September penalties are getting tougher for the use of mobile phones while driving? Increasing from $250-$400 and 3 demerit point

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10/09/14

Achieving Road Train Efficiencies for Bunbury

Improved efficiency and safety for road trains are the hallmarks of the newly completed $6.5m Bunbury road train assembly area. View State Government

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24/07/14

Trucking in Kurdistan

A commitment to heavy vehicle safety can literally take you places! You may be interested to know how veteran WA owner/driver Ray Pratt found himself

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11/06/14

Lord Street – Reid Highway intersection upgrade completed

An important intersection upgrade at the junction of Reid Highway and Lord Street in West Swan has been completed. At the opening, Transport Minister

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05/06/14

Transport Young Leaders Scholarship to Transafe WA member Kris Clarkson

Transafe WA congratulates member Kris Clarkson of Clarkson Freightlines for his Transport Young Leaders Scholarship (the only one awarded in WA). The

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01/05/14

Nominate a Risky Road

The RAC is calling on WA road users to nominate unsafe roads in our state. Have your say by nominating a risky road here.

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24/03/14

New WA Transport Minister announced

Transafe WA looks forward to working with new WA Transport Minister, Dean Nalder MLA.

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14/03/14

Journey to drive safer trucking message begins

Over 100 road transport industry operators, service providers and end users will gather in Perth on Monday 17 March at the inaugural Transafe WA Forum

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31/12/13

New road transport industry safety forum formed in WA

As the volume and impact of trucks on WA roads continues to escalate, a new association plans to contribute to ensuring safer transport networks and p

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24/12/13

Review of the Owner-Drivers (Contracts & Disputes) Act 2007

The Department of Transport is reviewing the Act. You are invited to make a submission on any aspect of the Act, The Road Freight Transport Industry C

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05/12/13

Industry feedback sought on regulations for emerging in-vehicle technologies

The National Transport Commission (NTC) has released a paper ‘Developing a Compliance Framework for Heavy Vehicle Telematics’ and invites your com

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