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Investigation of Key Crash Types: Run-off-road and Head-on Crashes in Urban Areas: Final Report
This report collates research into factors contributing to the incidence and severity of run-off-road and head-on collisions on urban roads in Australia and New Zealand. It also identifies possible measures to reduce the incidence and severity of…
Improving the Performance of Safe System Infrastructure: Stage 1 Interim Report

This report summarises the findings from the first year of a three-year study which reviews the safety performance of road infrastructure elements identified as Safe System solutions. The first stage sought to identify these solutions and to…

Asset Management Within a Safe System
This report documents the outcomes of an Austroads project which considered the asset management implications of the new Safe System approach and investigated what implementing a Safe System would mean for asset managers. The report provides a…
Safe System Demonstration Project Involving an Indigenous Community: Implementation
This document reports on the implementation phase of the Indigenous Safe System Demonstration Project in Bidyadanga, Western Australia. In this phase a funding strategy was developed for the implementation plan which was prepared in the second half…
Traffic Management and Infrastructure - Lessons from In-depth Crash Investigations
This report discusses infrastructure and traffic management issues identified in an examination of approximately 700 crash investigations conducted in metropolitan and rural areas of South Australia. Current traffic management and engineering…
Safe System Demonstration Project Involving an Indigenous Community: Literature Review and Methods
In 2009, the Indigenous Road Safety Working Group received support from Austroads to fund a demonstration project – a Safe System audit of an Indigenous community in Australia. The George Institute for Global Health (under the previous title of The…
Safe System Demonstration Project Involving an Indigenous Community: Audit and Implementation
In 2009, the Indigenous Road Safety Working Group received support from Austroads to fund a demonstration project – a Safe System audit of an Indigenous community in Australia. The George Institute for Global Health (under the previous title of The…
Infrastructure/Speed Limit Relationship in Relation to Road Safety Outcomes

The objective of this project was to provide advice to jurisdictions on appropriate speed limit setting policy in light of harm minimisation (the Safe System approach). This advice was based on the improved understanding of the relationships between…

Balance between Harm Reduction and Mobility in Setting Speed Limits: A Feasibility Study
This project has been funded by Austroads to develop, trial and evaluate a new system for setting speed limits based on harm reduction principles. This first, feasibility stage of the project has consisted of three main tasks: a literature review…
Road Safety Engineering Risk Assessment: Stage 1
This report forms part of a multi-stage Road Safety Engineering Risk Assessment research project that aims to increase the level of knowledge on the relationship between crash risk and road elements. The management of the road network to provide…