Publications

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Review of the National Heavy Vehicle Driver Competency Framework
This report reviews the National Heavy Vehicle Driver Competency Framework and its adoption or otherwise by states and territories.
Best Practice in Road Safety Infrastructure Programs
This report provides best practice recommendations for the development of Road Safety Infrastructure Programs (RSIPs) that align with the safe system approach.
Towards Safe System Infrastructure: A Compendium of Current Knowledge
This report provides a compendium of knowledge on Safe System treatments and identifies real world experience in the practical application of solutions that can mitigate crash severity.
Vehicles as Workplace
Work health and safety legislation in Australia and New Zealand defines vehicles as a workplace. Vehicle use in road traffic is by far the most significant contributor to work-related traumatic injury.
Webinar: Safe System Infrastructure on Mixed Use Arterials
This webinar, presented on 8 February 2018, outlines ways to improve safety and achieve Safe System outcomes on mixed use arterial roads. The webinar was presented by Dr Blair Turner and Kenn Beer. The presentation slides and Q+A can be downloaded…
Measures to Reduce Crashes Adjacent to and within Tunnels
This report identifies factors that contribute to the occurrence and severity of crashes adjacent to and within tunnels and suggests remedial treatments that will reduce the incidence and severity of these crashes.
Understanding and Improving Safe System Intersection Performance
Intersection crashes account for approximately 30% of severe injuries in Australia and New Zealand. This study sought to improve understanding of the key factors in intersection severe injury crashes, and to develop initiatives to improve the design…
Safe System Infrastructure on Mixed Use Arterials

This report provides a synthesis of key safety solutions as well as issues that need to be considered when effectively addressing safety on urban mixed use arterial routes.

Mixed use urban arterials account for a large proportion of high?severity…

Safety Benefits of Cooperative ITS and Automated Driving in Australia and New Zealand
Two rapidly developing technology areas, Cooperative Intelligent transport systems (C-ITS) and Automated Driving (AD) applications, are reputed to have a substantial impact on road trauma through the increased use of technology both to assist…
Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides (2017 Edition)

Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides contains information that relates to the planning, design and traffic management of cycling facilities and is sourced from Austroads Guides, primarily the Guide to Road Design, the Guide to Traffic Managementand…