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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…
Safer Vehicle Purchases: Developing Cost-Effectiveness Estimates for Fleet Managers and Others Part D: Injury Reductions with Various Fleet Purchasing Policies
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 E: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Fleet Purchasing Options
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…
Improving Fleet Safety: Guidance Material for Moving Towards Best Practice
This report provides guidance material for the transition to best practice and accompanies the Improving Fleet Safety Current Approaches and Best Practice Guidelines report. Both reports were prepared by the Centre for Accident Research and Road…
Trial of a Model Licence Re-Assessment Procedure for Older Drivers: Stage 3 Research
There is a widespread claim that older drivers are over-represented in crashes, particularly when crash figures are adjusted for distance travelled. There are numerous reasons suggested for this increased risk, including the increased frailty…
Improving Fleet Safety: Current Approaches and Best Practice Guidelines
The aims of this study were to a undertake a review and evaluation of the safety practices including, but not limited to, purchasing, safety programs, driver training and safety monitoring used by enterprises using vehicles for commercial purposes.…
Intelligent Vehicles and Infrastructure: The case for securing 5.9 GHz
This report presents the case for a secure frequency band of 5.850 to 5.925 GHz (referred to as 5.9 ITS ) for cooperative intelligent road transport systems that provides critical road safety and traffic efficiency outcomes. The report is the final…
Protocol for Handling Modified Binders in Preparation for Laboratory Testing
This test method adopts the principles of AS 2341.21 and applies these to modified binders that are to be tested in accordance with the test methods set out by Austroads. Such bindersinclude polymer modified bitumen and multigrade bitumen.
Modified Surface Texture Depth (Pestle Method)
This method describes the procedure for the determination of the surface texture depth of road surfaces, by the sand patch technique. This method is only applicable to surface texture depths greater than 0.3 mm. This method was developed from BS…
Analysis of the Safety Benefits of Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Schemes
The purpose of this investigation was to determine the safety benefits of heavy vehicle accreditation. Accreditation is a formal process for recognising operators who have good safety and other management systems in place. Those management systems…