Two Rocks resident calls for drivers to slow down around Charnwood Reserve

Two Rocks resident Brian Sewell wants to increase road safety awareness around Charnwood Reserve. d467553
Two Rocks resident Brian Sewell wants to increase road safety awareness around Charnwood Reserve. d467553

A TWO Rocks resident raised concerns about road safety around Charnwood Reserve at this week’s Two Rocks Yanchep Residents Association (TRYRA) meeting.

Brian Sewell said the park was increasingly popular with children and young people because it had a skate park and playground.

However, he said there was a risk that cars might run into children crossing the Charnwood or Lisford avenues, and he had a near miss with one boy in January.

“I was almost the person who cleaned up a little boy – if I hadn’t been doing 25-30km/h, he was a goner,” he said.

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At the March 27 TRYRA meeting, Mr Sewell said the roads need more signage and traffic measures to deter speeding.

Another member recommended parents and local schools teach children about road safety as well.

Mr Sewell said many residents had put stickers, provided by the City of Wanneroo, reminding drivers to slow down on their bins.

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