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Infrastructure Risk Rating Manual for Australian Roads
This manual sets out the steps for undertaking an IRR assessment. It is divided into four parts: identify supporting data sources; identify homogenous road sections; code road and roadside features; and calculate IRR score and risk band.
Road Risk Assessment, Case Studies and Engagement Guidance for Speed Management
Inappropriate or excessive speed is a major road safety issue. Effective speed management is fundamental and critical to reducing speed-related road trauma. Speed limit setting is at the core of speed management. Speed limits need to be set at a…
Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Managing Road Safety Audits
Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Managing Road Safety Audits provides guidance on the procurement, management and conduct of road safety audits. It aims to inform practitioners new to road safety audit principles and concepts and encourage the conduct…
Guide to Road Safety Part 6A: Implementing Road Safety Audits
This document serves to re-issue the content of the previous 2009 edition of the Austroads Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Road Safety Audit, albeit with a change in title and reference (Part 6A) to more accurately reflect the original objective of the…
Embedding Safe System in the Guide to Traffic Management
This report provides the outcomes of a Safe System review of the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management (AGTM). The AGTM is a series of documents providing guidance for practitioners involved in traffic engineering, road design and road safety, and…
Australia and New Zealand Vehicle Registration and Driver Licensing Overview 2017-18: A Transnational Survey of Laws, Procedures and Trends
This overview includes: an outline of the road safety imperative in Australia and New Zealand; a description of the key practices associated with the vehicle and driver licence pathways in the eight Australian jurisdictions and New Zealand; and a…
Webinar: Best Practice in Road Safety Infrastructure Programs
This webinar, presented on 15 May 2018, provides best practice recommendations for the development of Road Safety Infrastructure Programs (RSIPs) that align with the safe system approach.
Webinar: Towards Safe System Infrastructure
This webinar, presented on 10 May 2018, provides an overview of the new Austroads compendium of knowledge on Safe System treatments and real world experience in the practical application of solutions that can mitigate crash severity. It outlines…
Asset management Strategy for Road-related Assets (Safety Infrastructure)
The provision and maintenance of safety infrastructure such as safety barriers and safety fences enhances roadside safety and vehicle movement and reduces the risk of road crashes and their severity. This report provides guidance for the management…
Better Management of End-of-Life Vehicles
This report sets out a rationale for modifying the national vehicle registration framework to enable better end-of-life management of vehicles.