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Review of Axle Spacing /Mass Schedule for General Access and Restricted Access Vehicles
The Review of Axle Spacing/Mass Schedules report covers vehicles conforming to RoRVL Option C axle mass limits in the General Access and Restricted Access classifications proposed by Austroads. The report`s considerations and recommendations only…
Special Purpose Vehicles
The Special Purpose Vehicles report proposes a framework for assessing registration conditions for large special purpose vehicles with rubber tyres that wish to travel on public roads, eg plant and cranes. The framework aims to manage the risk…
Quality Assurance in Contracts
This document was produced to assist clients and contractors and establish the principles of quality assurance in contracts and defines desirable practice for clients to adequately specify requirements and contractors to deliver capably. It also…
Interim Efficiency Measures
Austroads is giving high priority to developing a set of nationally agreed performance measures to: Facilitate comparisons between member organisations; permit improved management through national and international (world best practice benchmarking;…
Capitalisation of Infrastructure
Governments are moving away from the traditional cash accounting framework to adopting accrual accounting, the method of accounting used in the private sector. This will require the capitalisation of the road infrastructure, which is an area of…
Review and Enhancement of Vehicle Operating Cost Models - Assessment of Existing Models
In response to a concern that road evaluation models utilised by Australian road authorities were yielding inconsistent and inaccurate estimates of road user benefits, Austroads surveyed and assessed evaluation models currently in use. Information…
Cost of Personal Travel
This report informs both members of the public and transport planners of the full costs of travel to enable them to make rational choices about the use of travel modes - rail, road, bus and tram. The report provides indicative estimates of the cost…