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Bicycle Safety at Roundabouts
This report investigates how the geometric design components of a roundabout may contribute to bicycle crashes.
Webinar: Austroads Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design - Session 2
In October 2016 Austroads delivered a two-part webinar providing an overview of the updated Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design. This second session covers horizontal and vertical alignment, and superelevation.
Webinar: Austroads Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design - Session 1
In October 2016 Austroads delivered a two-part webinar providing an overview of the updated Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design. This first session covers design objectives, speeds and cross sections.
Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design
Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design provides road designers and other practitioners with information about the geometric design of road alignments.
Guidance on Median and Centreline Treatments to Reduce Head-on Casualties
This report presents a compendium of local and overseas practice and experience in minimising the risk and severity of head-on crashes. It is intended to assist road safety practitioners identify effective actions that can be taken to reduce the…
Guide to Road Design Part 4B: Roundabouts
The Guide to Road Design Part 4B: Roundabouts provides road designers and other practitioners with guidance on the geometric design of roundabouts. It covers design principles and procedures, and guidelines for all the key elements, thus enabling…
Review of Motorway Entrance Ramp Acceleration Lengths
This report investigates whether the ramp acceleration lengths provided in the Austroads Guides are valid for modern Australian vehicles.
Guide to Road Design Part 4C: Interchanges
Guide to Road Design Part 4C: Interchanges provides guidance on the geometric design of interchanges on freeways/motorways and on major arterial roads. The Guide covers the design of interchanges between: freeways and arterial roads; two freeways;…
Improving the Performance of Safe System Infrastructure: Final Report
This report summarises the findings of a three-year study which reviewed the safety performance of selected road infrastructure elements and provided solutions that were more closely aligned with the Safe System ideal.
Road Geometry for Improved Rural Safety

This report draws on literature and crash data analysis to identify and quantify geometric road design elements which contribute to casualty crash occurrence and severity on rural roads, e.g. lack of sealed shoulders, steep downhill grades combined…