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Options to Extend Coverage of Alcohol Interlock Programs
Despite high levels of community education and sustained enforcement, alcohol-related crashes and drink-driving offences continue to pose a threat to road safety.
Options for Rehabilitation in Interlock Programs
This report examines the effectiveness of national and international programs that treat and rehabilitate drivers with alcohol dependence and the criteria used to approve the removal of interlocks.
Preventing Crashes Involving Intoxicated Pedestrians Stage 1 Report:The extent and Nature of the Problem Stage 2: An Analysis of Australian Coronial Records, 1999-2001
A literature review carried out as an earlier stage of this project concluded that there is a dearth of information regarding the basic circumstances of alcohol-affected pedestrian crashes. The present study reports a detailed analysis of crashes…
Drink-Driving Enforcement: Issues in Developing Best Practice
Drink-driving enforcement is a key component of road safety programs in all jurisdictions in Australasia, with comprehensive enforcement programs that seek both to apprehend offenders and to deter potential offenders. This project was established to…
Drugs and Driving in Australia
The effects of alcohol on drivers in reducing abilities and increasing the risk of being involved in road crashes is well known. In principle, any substance affecting the central nervous system can affect the abilities required to safely control a…
Drink Driving and Enforcement: Theoretical Issues and an Investigation of the Effects of Three Enforcement Programs in Two Rural Communities in Australia
This study addressed aspects of the ongoing drink-driving problem in rural areas of Australia, and further developed a recent theoretical account of the decision-making processes that might underlie the effect of enforcement on behaviour. The study…
Alcohol-Impaired Pedestrian Crashes
Pedestrian alcohol impairment is a factor in almost half of all crashes involving pedestrians over the age of 16 years. This report presents a summary of the current state of knowledge on alcohol impairment and pedestrian crashes and sets broad…
National Guidelines for Evaluation of Alcohol Ignition Interlock Programs
This report considers the ideal methods for a scientifically rigorous evaluation of the possible road safety benefits of Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Devices. It is hoped that the core methodology suggested by this research will allow…
National Guidelines for Alcohol Ignition Interlock Programs
A number of States are considering the introduction of an alcohol ignition interlock program - entailing the fitting of a device to a vehicle to prevent an alcohol-affected driver from starting it. Within this ambit, Austroads established a team to…
Management of Heavy Vehicle Driver Safety
Management of Heavy Vehicle Driver Safety seeks to identify measures which can be introduced nationally to improve heavy vehicle driver safety. Problems and counter measures are focused on five study topics: work practices, driver training…