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Safe System Infrastructure on Mixed Use Arterials

This report provides a synthesis of key safety solutions as well as issues that need to be considered when effectively addressing safety on urban mixed use arterial routes.

Mixed use urban arterials account for a large proportion of high?severity…

Verification of Austroads Road Design Criteria Based on Objective Safety Evidence

This report provides a compendium of recent and robust evidence on the relationships between twenty key geometric design criteria and safety outcomes.

The project critically reviewed quality research sources to identify crash modification factors…

Speed Reduction Treatments for High-speed Environments
This report examines the performance of different types of speed-reducing treatments (or combinations of treatments) in high-speed environments. The project also considered how desired speed can be aligned with a safe, anticipated operating speed…
Review of the National Road Safety Strategy
This report details the results of a review of the 2011 Australian National Road Safety Strategy (NRSS) designed to identify new countermeasures or changes in trauma patterns that would support changes to priorities in the next Action Plan.
Australian National Risk Assessment Model
The Australian National Risk Assessment Model (ANRAM) helps road agencies identify fatal and serious injury (severe) crash risk across all parts of the road network. ANRAM helps road agencies manage this risk through development of treatment…
Model National Guidelines for Setting Speed Limits at High-risk Locations
This report incorporates recent research, best practice examples, and jurisdictional inputs to propose a set of model national speed limit guidelines for setting speed limits at high-risk locations. The model guidelines represent a harm reduction…
Safe System Demonstration Project Involving an Indigenous Community: Implementation
This document reports on the implementation phase of the Indigenous Safe System Demonstration Project in Bidyadanga, Western Australia. In this phase a funding strategy was developed for the implementation plan which was prepared in the second half…
Guide to Road Safety Part 2: Road Safety Strategy and Evaluation
Part 2 of the Austroads Guide to Road Safety is intended as a guide to the process of strategy development and evaluation. It outlines options for strategy development and the value of a ‘vision’ in driving strategy development. Strategies are of…
The Road Safety Consequences of Changing Travel Modes
Understanding the extent of changes in modal shift and their consequences in terms of road deaths and injuries is essential if we are to fully understand progress towards the targets of the National Road Safety Strategy, and the actions that may be…
Road Safety Engineering Risk Assessment Part 11: Road Safety and Maintenance
To assist member authorities in the management of road assets to provide better safety outcomes, this research program has been developed to assess the safety implications of road deterioration, the safety benefits of asset restoration, and the…