Publications

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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…
Evaluation of the Proposed Actions Emanating from Road Safety Audits
A Road Safety Audit (RSA) is a formal, independent review of new and existing road and traffic operation plans. In recent years, road authorities in Australia and New Zealand have recognised the potential of RSAs to prevent crashes or reduce their…
Reducing Collisions at Passive Railway Level Crossings in Australia
This report examines safety at passive railway crossings in Australia, in response to a request from the Australian Transport Council. It is estimated that there are 6,000 railway crossings in Australia without active systems to signal the approach…
Investigation of Cyclist Safety at Intersections
This report investigates casualty cyclist accidents over two years in metropolitan areas of Melbourne and Sydney, and the nature of crashes and intersection features at 18 sites in Melbourne with higher cyclist crash numbers, in an attempt to:…
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…
Frangible Sign Supports: Part 1 - Recommended Procedures for Design, Testing, Installation and Maintenance; Part 2- State of the Art Review
This report, the primary output from Austroads project N.RS.9810 "Standards for Frangible Sign Supports", aims to present uniform guidelines for the verification of the frangibility of sign post structures utilised within Australia. The document…