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Webinar: Assessment of Key Road Operator Actions to Support Electric Vehicles
This webinar, presented on 31 March 2020, identifies actions road operators can take to support the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). The presentation covers: The different types of electric vehicles. Core and non-core functions of road…
Webinar: Integrating Safe System with Movement and Place with for Vulnerable Road Users
This webinar, presented by Dr Bruce Corben on 26 March 2020, demonstrates ways to integrate Safe System design and operation with Movement and Place for vulnerable road users, in particular pedestrians and cyclists. The Movement and Place Framework…
Education and Training for Drivers of Assisted and Automated Vehicles
This report documents the outcomes of research designed to: examine what role, if any, registration and licensing authorities should undertake to ensure that licence applicants are competent in the use of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS;…
Investigation and Development of Bridge Formulae for Inclusion in the Performance-based Standards
The May 2018 National Transport Commission review of the Australian Performance-Based Standards (PBS) scheme revealed the need to improve the efficiency of heavy vehicle access via the PBS scheme to access substantial national freight productivity,…
Bridge Assessment Beyond the AS 5100 Deterministic Methodology
Bridge assessments to AS 5100 express safety as a binary (yes/no) measure. The management of bridges deemed unsafe using this deterministic method is outside the scope of the standard. From international practice, the most holistic approach that…
Sustainable Roads Through Fit‑for‑purpose Use of Available Materials: Evaluation Tool and User Guide
This guidance document aims to encourage fit‑for‑purpose use of available materials for sealed and unsealed road construction and maintenance, including renewal of low to medium level traffic roads. A fit‑for‑purpose material has properties and…
Sustainable Roads Through Fit-for-purpose Use of Available Materials: Technical Basis
This report documents the findings of an Austroads project which aims to encourage sustainable roads through fit-for-purpose use of available materials. The research addressed the use of marginal and non-standard materials in both sealed and…
Mapping Comparison: Guide to Temporary Traffic Management and Australian Standard 1742.3 (2009)
This document maps the content from the superseded AS1742.3 (2009) to either the revised standard AS1742.3 (2019) or Austroads Guide to Temporary Traffic Management. The 2019 update of AS1742.3 by Standards Australia resulted in the removal of…
Webinar: Local Government Road Safety Management Guidance
This webinar, presented on 27 February 2020, provides an overview of Austroads' guidance on contemporary best practice methods for developing and implementing road safety management frameworks for local government. The webinar was presented by Paul…
Effectiveness of Drink Driving Countermeasures: National Policy Framework
This report provides an Australian policy and regulatory framework to encourage effective reforms to reduce and prevent drink driving and riding. The key recommendations to reduce drink driving across Australia include: extending  a lower…