Publications

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Developing Braking Standards for Heavy Vehicles to Brake Effectively and Safely on Steep Declines
This report proposes a new rule for inclusion in the Performance Based Standards scheme, adding a requirement for applicant vehicles to meet a minimum level of auxiliary braking performance. The purpose of the new rule is to ensure that PBS vehicles…
Investigating the Potential Benefits of Enhanced End to End Supply Chain Visibility
This report examines the benefits of using end-to-end supply chain visibility technologies and considers issues relating to leadership and practical adoption of the technology.
Webinar: Assessment of Life Line Freight Routes
This one-hour webinar provides an overview of the Risk Indicator, a tool designed to identify and support investment in ‘Life Line’ freight routes. It is presented by Steven Manders, one of the developers of the tool and author of the…
National Strategic Weigh-in-motion Network
This report provides a methodology to establish an Australian (and potentially a New Zealand) weigh?in?motion (WIM) network.
Bridge Assessment for High Productivity Freight Vehicle Access: Guidelines on Processes and Procedures
This report sets out a process for assessing road bridge capacity for High Productivity Freight Vehicle access to the road network.
Urban Freight: Development of a Policy Framework to Support Safety, Efficiency and Productivity
This report summarises the work undertaken and conclusions reached as part of an Austroads project to develop a policy framework to enhance the productivity, safety and efficiency of freight in the urban context.
Identification of a Risk Indicator to Support 'Life Line' Freight Routes
This report summarises and presents the Risk Indicator, a tool designed to identify and support investment in ‘Life Line’ freight routes.
Effect of Heavy Vehicle Traffic in Sprayed Seal Design

The principal aim of this work was to examine the effect of heavy vehicle loading on sprayed seals, in order to incorporate such loading impacts into the Austroads sprayed seal design method.

The current sprayed seal design method uses an equivalent…

Future Challenges of Changing Agricultural Equipment
This report investigates the policy challenges presented by the operation of agricultural vehicles on public roads in Australia and New Zealand.
Overcoming Barriers to the Off-peak Movement of Freight in Urban Areas
This report examines successful examples of off-peak freight movement around the world and identifies obstacles which are limiting the uptake of off-peak delivery in Australia.