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WA drivers to trial ‘texting bays’ on regional roads across the state

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Motorists in Western Australia have become the first in the country to trial new ‘texting bays’ that have been rolled out on regional roads.

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Bays have been set up across the state’s Peel and South West regions, including two on the South Western Highway and three more along the Forrest Highway.

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The trial aims to discourage people from using their phone while travelling longer distances and will run until April 28.

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