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Operational Impacts of Alternative Private Passenger Vehicles
The motor car currently dominates personal travel. However its position is being challenged by concerns over congestion, fuel availability and price, local air quality and global atmospheric impacts. While public transport will be called on to play…
Model Licence Re-Assessment Procedure for Older Drivers: Stage 2 Research
Stage 1 research for Austroads lead to the development of a model licence re-assessment procedure for use in licensing authorities in Australasia. Stage 2 research set out to undertake a pilot trial of the procedure in an Australian jurisdiction and…
Mutual Recognition of Bus Drivers and Operators
All States and Territories have developed, or are in the process of developing, accreditation systems for operators and drivers of buses, coaches and other passenger systems. This report, Mutual Recognition of Bus Drivers and Operators, arises from…
Multi-Combination Driver Training and Assessment
The move towards the National Driver Licensing Scheme requires drivers who wish to drive multi-combination (MC) class vehicles to undertake an approved training course. This will require licensing jurisdictions to have a consistent approach to the…
Model Licence Re-assessment Procedure for Older and Disabled Drivers
Licensing in Australia is determined by each state with large differences in the requirements for re-licensing of older drivers. Unlike Australia, New Zealand has national requirements. In the majority of these jurisdictions, re-licensing of older…
Investigation of Learner Driver Experience Under Three Driver Licensing Systems in Australia
In the absence of demonstrably effective and cost-efficient training methods, actual driving experience on the road network remains the most practical and available method of improving skills for the great majority of novice drivers. Of course,…
Novice Car Driver Competency Specification
This publication outlines an Austroads project established to prepare minimum competencies and standards appropriate for the licensing of novice car drivers. A subsequent workshop then considered how best to link the specification with competency-…
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…