More trucks pose real danger
THE PROPOSED gravel pit at Bailup will put 132 more 50-tonne trucks per day on Toodyay
That is a truck every five minutes if spread over 12 hours.
They will join the existing gravel trucks and rubbish disposal trucks, plus the unfortunate commuters and residential users who do not have alternative routes.Read more
Toodyay Road is a dangerous road because it is often impossible to overtake gravel trucks which slow traffic on uphill stretches and out-pace other users on downhill sections.
They are frequently speeding and so are unsafe to pass.
Red Hill is already a bottleneck.
Blind Freddy could see the dangerous situation building or increasing.