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Rollover Crashes: Road Design Risk Factors and Infrastructure Solutions
Rollover crashes are an undesirable outcome in a substantial proportion of casualty crashes on high-speed roads. Rollovers are especially over-represented in run-off-road crashes due to their direct interaction with the roadside geometry. This…
Guidelines for the Provision of Heavy Vehicle Rest Area Facilities (Ed 1.1)
Heavy vehicle rest areas (HVRAs) are provided to help heavy vehicle drivers manage fatigue and comply with driving hours regulation. To aid road managers in this task, Austroads has produced  Guidelines for the Provision of Heavy Vehicle Rest…
Webinar: Guidelines for the Provision of Heavy Vehicle Rest Area Facilities
This webinar, presented on 14 February 2019, provides an overview of the Austroads Guidelines for the Provision of Heavy Vehicle Rest Area Facilities.
Damage Assessment Criteria for the Classification of Heavy Vehicle Statutory Write-Offs
This Guide has been developed by Austroads and the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council (NMVTRC) to support the consistent application of special assessment criteria for the classification of heavy written-off vehicles (HWOVs). The new…
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.
Improved Railway Road Design for Heavy Vehicles
This report identifies road design improvements to better cater for the safe passage of heavy vehicles through railway level crossings.
Guide to Road Design Part 4A: Unsignalised and Signalised Intersections
Guide to Road Design Part 4A: Unsignalised and Signalised Intersections provides road designers and other practitioners with guidance on the detailed geometric design of all at-grade intersections (excluding roundabouts). This Part contains…
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…
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…