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Guide to Road Design Part 4: Intersections and Crossings - General
Guide to Road Design Part 4: Intersections and Crossings: General contains guidance that provides road designers and other practitioners with information that is common to the geometric design of all at-grade intersections. It contains information…
Guide to Road Design Part 6A: Paths for Walking and Cycling
Guide to Road Design Part 6A: Paths for Walking and Cycling provides guidance for designers and other practitioners on the design of paths for safe and efficient walking and cycling, both within the road corridor and outside the road corridor. The…
Assessment of Key Road Operator Actions to Support Automated Vehicles
Australian and New Zealand road agencies and operators are preparing for the introduction of Automated Vehicles (AVs). This report investigates the potential changes needed to the way road networks are managed to consistently support and optimise…
Verification of Austroads Road Design Criteria Based on Objective Safety Evidence

This report provides a compendium of recent and robust evidence on the relationships between twenty key geometric design criteria and safety outcomes.

The project critically reviewed quality research sources to identify crash modification factors…

Bicycle Safety at Roundabouts
This report investigates how the geometric design components of a roundabout may contribute to bicycle crashes.
Webinar: Austroads Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design - Session 2
In October 2016 Austroads delivered a two-part webinar providing an overview of the updated Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design. This second session covers horizontal and vertical alignment, and superelevation.
Webinar: Austroads Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design - Session 1
In October 2016 Austroads delivered a two-part webinar providing an overview of the updated Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design. This first session covers design objectives, speeds and cross sections.
Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design
Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design provides road designers and other practitioners with information about the geometric design of road alignments.
Guidance on Median and Centreline Treatments to Reduce Head-on Casualties
This report presents a compendium of local and overseas practice and experience in minimising the risk and severity of head-on crashes. It is intended to assist road safety practitioners identify effective actions that can be taken to reduce the…
Speed Reduction Treatments for High-speed Environments
This report examines the performance of different types of speed-reducing treatments (or combinations of treatments) in high-speed environments. The project also considered how desired speed can be aligned with a safe, anticipated operating speed…