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Road Safety Engineering Risk Assessment Part 4: Treatment Life for Road Safety Measures
All road and traffic authorities need to direct their funding wisely to road safety treatments that ensure the most cost-effective returns in crash and injury reductions. In order to do this, accurate information is required on the expected benefits…
Road Safety Engineering Risk Assessment Part 6: Crash Reduction Rates

ARRB Group has completed a major Austroads research program to assess risk involving road, traffic and roadside infrastructure. The results provide road authorities with more effective tools to reduce road crashes and injuries. The objectives for…

Guide to Road Safety Part 4: Local Government and Community Road Safety
The purpose of this document is to give an overview of how local government and community road safety programs are structured in Australia and New Zealand, what types of activity they involve, and how they contribute to road safety outcomes. It…
The prospects for integrated road safety management in Australia: A national overview
The state of the art in using GIS to integrate crash data with other information sources, and resources and capabilities available for this purpose in Australia and New Zealand, were established through a literature review and a series of…
Development of the Austroads School Road Safety Education Check List: Final Report
Most Australasian jurisdictions remain committed to school-based road safety education (RSE) programs in both the primary and secondary sectors. Whilst the difficulties of conducting outcome evaluations appear daunting, the magnitude of the…
Community Road Safety in Australia and New Zealand
There has been a considerable growth in interest in Community Road Safety in recent years, both on the part of central authorities which have an interest in reducing the road toll and on the part of local communities and their governments. This…
Investigation of Internal Bus Safety Measures
The recent report Review of the School Bus Safety Action Plan (AP-R207, 2002) detailed the implementation of a range of school bus safety measures by jurisdictions and also provided a methodology for refining and prioritising measures contained in…
Review of the School Bus Safety Action Plan: Final Report
At the request of the Australian Transport Council, ARRB Transport Research was commissioned by Austroads in 1999 to undertake a review of school bus safety in Australia. This study reviewed current practice and research in relation to school bus…
Potential Improvements for Non-Motorised and Vulnerable (Unprotected) Users in the Road System
The main project objective was to provide transport authorities with potential improvements which will assist them to cater effectively for the needs and expectations of customers who use non-motorised forms of transport as well as those considered…
School Bus Safety in Australia: Summary Report
Following community concern over school bus incidents resulting in the death of or serious injury to school aged children, the Australian Transport Council (ATC) requested Austroads to: eview current practice and research in relation to school bus…