Just an hour or so from the Perth metropolitan area lies the picturesque shire of Chittering. Nestled in the northern hills of the Darling Range, the Chittering region is a true country getaway by anyone’s standards. With breathtaking scenery dotted with fruit orchards, wineries, hobby farms and connected by small country towns, this region beckons your discovery!
This announcement has been welcomed by the WA Motorcycle Riders Association, who have been advocating for a trial to allow motorcycles to use bus lanes even during peak periods. This initiative has been successful in the Eastern States and overseas and contributes to increased safety for motorcycle riders.
Before everyone decided they needed to be half a metre higher off the road in an SUV, station wagons were the standard tools for hauling the stuff of life.
Stuff like shopping, prams, toys, sports gear, kids and everything they leave behind in the car. Like old mandarin peel, $4.25 in change, that missing green colouring-in pencil and Barbie’s left stiletto.
Fair Game is a volunteer organisation inspiring healthy communities by delivering unique health education and fitness programs to underserviced communities through recycling donated sports equipment.
RAC DTEC is proud to have supported the group’s efforts since 2013 and in February 2015, RAC DTEC trainer, Jurgen Lunsmann, attended a Fair Game WA training session at Christ Church Grammar School, where 50 volunteers aged between 18 and 25 were preparing for their upcoming journey to deliver donated sports equipment to remote Western Australian Communities.
There are essentially two kinds of assumptions we can make when we are driving:
- What other drivers are going to do; and
- What conditions we will encounter during our drive – will it always be the same each time?
The first assumption can create all sorts of problems if we act upon those assumptions.