Frequently asked questions on motorcycle safety.
From November 2019, a new Australian Design Rule requires all new motorcycles sold in Australia to be fitted with an advanced braking system.
The wearing of approved standard helmets for all type of motorcyclists and their pillion passengers, including moped riders, is compulsory in Australia.
Before you make a decision, follow these tips on how to choose the right motorcycle for you.
Motorcycle Clothing Assessment Program (MotoCAP)
You need to have your motorcycle serviced regularly and use your owner’s manual to carry out safety checks before each journey.
The Department of Transport, in conjunction with the Road Safety Commission, has produced a handy guide for all motorcycle riders.
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 Paul Papalia MLA.