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Public Demand for Safer Speeds: Identification of Interventions for Trial
Speeding is a major contributor to road injuries and fatalities and remains prevalent. Changing community perceptions about speeding is an important priority.
Driver Attitudes to Speed Enforcement
The research undertaken for this project comprised: an audit of existing speed enforcement strategies in all Australian and New Zealand jurisdictions; a review of research into attitudes towards speeding and speed enforcement in Australian and New…
Community Attitudes to Road Freight Vehicles
This report describes the perceived impact of heavy freight vehicles using major freight routes on people living or working close to such routes. The literature obtained, and the experience of relevant stakeholders, suggested that noise and…
Strategies for Reducing the Environmental Impacts of Increased Night-Time Operations of Road Freight: A Scoping Study
It is predicted that the Australian road freight task will more than double between 2000 and 2020. The Australian heavy vehicle industry estimates that the increased road freight task will result in the addition of approximately 50,000 trucks to the…
Guidelines for the Development of a Level of Service Framework based on Community Consultations
This report provides guidance in the development of a level of service framework for maintenance and improvement activities based on community consultation with a focus on internal road agency processes, specifically on how to integrate the findings…
A Community Consultation Process and Methods for Quantifying Community Expectations on Levels of Service for Road Networks
This report outlines a process for community consultation and specific techniques to assess community needs and priorities, including affordability and trade offs, and methodologies for defining levels of service criteria for road serving a range of…
Literature Review of Community Consultation Techniques used by Road Agencies
This report provides a review of community consultation techniques used by various road agencies in Australia and overseas. The review addresses the definition of community consultation, the purpose of consultation and its phases and describes…
Maintenance Techniques to Reduce Social and Environmental Impacts
Selection of maintenance techniques is always a balance between the administering authority costs and social and environmental costs and outcomes. This project provides practical information and a methodology (including a worked example) for…
Modelling, Measuring and Mitigating Road Traffic Noise
This Report examines the role of noise impact assessment in the management of road traffic noise. Part 1 provides an overview of noise impact assessment including issues such as the existing noise environment, route selection and route changes,…
Community Attitudes to Road Freight Vehicles
This report summarises the results of a survey of 1513 people across Australia. The survey explores attitudes to heavy vehicles on the road with the aim of identifying key factors influencing views. Interviews were conducted in February 2005. The…