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Damage Assessment Criteria for the Classification of Heavy Vehicle Statutory Write-Offs
This Guide has been developed by Austroads and the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council (NMVTRC) to support the consistent application of special assessment criteria for the classification of heavy written-off vehicles (HWOVs). The new…
Better Management of End-of-Life Vehicles
This report sets out a rationale for modifying the national vehicle registration framework to enable better end-of-life management of vehicles.
Vehicles as Workplace
Work health and safety legislation in Australia and New Zealand defines vehicles as a workplace. Vehicle use in road traffic is by far the most significant contributor to work-related traumatic injury.
Evaluation of the Potential Safety Benefits of Collision Avoidance Technologies Through Vehicle to Vehicle Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) in Australia
For years, improvements in driver behaviour, vehicle safety and road infrastructure have made the road network much safer. As roads become safer, many economic benefits are achieved for society, both direct and indirect. In the past, the primary…
Non-Wearing of Adult Seatbelts in Australia: Where to Next?
Seat belts are one of the most effective passive safety features in vehicles and there is a host of research literature attesting to the effectiveness of seat belts in protecting against death and injury. Even when use rates are high the potential…
Safer Vehicle Purchases: Developing Cost-Effectiveness Estimates for Fleet Managers and Others Project Summary Report
The aim of this report is to quantify the potential economic benefits of fleet managers adopting safe vehicle purchasing policies. Benefits to society as a whole, as well as the benefits to the owners of commercial fleets, were estimated through…
Safer Vehicle Purchases: Developing Cost-Effectiveness Estimates for Fleet Managers and Others Part A: Crash Profiles and Risk Estimates
The aim of this report is to quantify the potential economic benefits of fleet managers adopting safe vehicle purchasing policies. Benefits to society as a whole, as well as the benefits to the owners of commercial fleets, were estimated through…
Safer Vehicle Purchases: Developing Cost-Effectiveness Estimates for Fleet Managers and Others Part C: Cost of Injuries and Property Damage in Crashes
The aim of this report is to quantify the potential economic benefits of fleet managers adopting safe vehicle purchasing policies. Benefits to society as a whole, as well as the benefits to the owners of commercial fleets, were estimated through…
Safer Vehicle Purchases: Developing Cost-Effectiveness Estimates for Fleet Managers and Others Part B: Injury Levels in Crashes
The aim of this report is to quantify the potential economic benefits of fleet managers adopting safe vehicle purchasing policies. Benefits to society as a whole, as well as the benefits to the owners of commercial fleets, were estimated through…
Safer Vehicle Purchases: Developing Cost-Effectiveness Estimates for Fleet Managers and Others Part D: Supplementary Component: Use of In-Depth Crash Data
The aim of this report is to quantify the potential economic benefits of fleet managers adopting safe vehicle purchasing policies. Benefits to society as a whole, as well as the benefits to the owners of commercial fleets, were estimated through…