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Guide Information for Pedestrian Facilities
This review of research, newly published material and emerging practice has identified areas where additional advice and guidance on pedestrian facilities can be incorporated into the Austroads Guides. Greater recognition of the importance of…
Road Safety Engineering Risk Assessment Part 6: Crash Reduction Rates

ARRB Group has completed a major Austroads research program to assess risk involving road, traffic and roadside infrastructure. The results provide road authorities with more effective tools to reduce road crashes and injuries. The objectives for…

Guide to Road Design Part 8: Process and Documentation
Design is a product and the systems that are put in place should conform to the model for Quality management systems – requirements, set out in AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008. Part 8 of the guide to Road Design provides guidance on the application of that…
Environment and Design for Older Drivers: Stage II Volume 1 - Overview; Volume 2 - Handbook of Suggestions for Road Design Changes
Road design plays a major role in road safety, however, has generally not taken the older road user into consideration. There is therefore a need to take effective action to reduce risk levels to older drivers by designing roads that accommodate…
Environmental Considerations for Planning and Design of Roads + Reference CD ROM
This publication provides a framework for planners and designers of roads to become informed on environmental impacts and current methods to minimise them. The information is divided into three sections: this printed report is Section A, which…
Road Runoff & Drainage: Environmental Impacts and Management
This manual explores the impact of road runoff and drainage on aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity. Road Runoff and Drainage aims to assist road infrastructure planners, designers, environmental officers and project managers in achieving…
Effects of Sealed Shoulders on Road User Costs (includes software tool)
The practice of full or part sealing shoulders on two-lane rural roads was originally introduced to reduce seal edge and shoulder maintenance costs, and to shift the seasonal edge moisture zone away from the outer wheel path. The practice has since…
Catering for People with Disabilities: Issues Paper
This report is the result of a review into the issues associated with best
Road Safety Environment and Design for Older Drivers
While older drivers do not currently represent a significant road safety problem in Australasia, they are over-represented in serious injury and casualty crashes per head of population, probably due to their frailty. Further to this, the population…