The Bellbuoy Beach community is seeking to make changes to its roads to make them safer, according to an on-notice question put to the George Town Council.
The question was put to council by BellBuoy resident Phillip Hawksley at its July meeting.
The on-notice question stated that most, if not all constituents, living at Bellbuoy Beach were concerned with the escalation in speed on the road.
"Increasing residential and construction traffic is using this road, as the area becomes more developed," the statement said.
"Numerous vehicles from other areas are attracted to Bellbuoy Beach due to the dog beach at the end of the road, along with a growing volume of sightseers visiting this locally."
Mr Hawksley said native animals were being killed by traffic on the road "almost on a daily basis".
"Just in the last couple of weeks I've dragged three wallabies off our little stretch of the road ... there's roadkill all the time," Mr Hawksley said.
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Bellbuoy Beach Road doesn't have a footpath, which Mr Hawksley cites as another concern for pedestrians, particularly children.
"With the amount of roadkill that occurs, I'd just hate for a kid to one day get hit by a car," he said.
The current speed limit on Bellbuoy Beach Road is 60km/h.
The question asked that the George Town Council consider reducing the speed limit to 40 or 50km/h, or install speed humps on the road.
A petition has also circulated the area calling for the changes to be made, already receiving 20 signatures from the small community.
George Town mayor Greg Kieser said the Department of State Growth was responsible for governing speed limits on roads.
"We'll put meters and traffic counters down so that we can have an objective, data-driven viewpoint of the scale of the problem," Cr Kieser said.
"From there we'll work with State Growth to see whether there is a justifiable business case to alter the speed limit.
"Failing that, we will then investigate whether traffic calming measures such as speed bumps can be installed to address the situation."
A Bellbuoy resident himself, Cr Kieser said the area was a lovely part of the region.
"At the end of the day we've got follow the structures in place like everyone else ... I'm certainly a strong advocate for the wildlife and beauty of the place as well as my neighbours," he said.
"With any luck we'll have a receptive audience and the data will make sense and we'll be able to get to a quick resolution."