Publications

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National View on Regional and Remote Road Safety
Road crash fatality rates continue to be unacceptably higher in regional and remote areas than major cities. This report provides a comprehensive investigation of the causes of road crashes in regional and remote Australia and gives strategic…
A National Approach to Measuring Non-fatal Crash Outcomes
This report documents an Austroads pilot project (Stage 1) to improve the measurement and reporting of serious injury crashes by matching crash and hospital data. The aim was to provide a proof of concept for a national approach to supply routine…
Infrastructure Risk Rating Manual for Australian Roads
This manual sets out the steps for undertaking an IRR assessment. It is divided into four parts: identify supporting data sources; identify homogenous road sections; code road and roadside features; and calculate IRR score and risk band.
Road Risk Assessment, Case Studies and Engagement Guidance for Speed Management
Inappropriate or excessive speed is a major road safety issue. Effective speed management is fundamental and critical to reducing speed-related road trauma. Speed limit setting is at the core of speed management. Speed limits need to be set at a…
Embedding Safe System in the Guide to Traffic Management
This report provides the outcomes of a Safe System review of the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management (AGTM). The AGTM is a series of documents providing guidance for practitioners involved in traffic engineering, road design and road safety, and…
Australia and New Zealand Vehicle Registration and Driver Licensing Overview 2017-18: A Transnational Survey of Laws, Procedures and Trends
This overview includes: an outline of the road safety imperative in Australia and New Zealand; a description of the key practices associated with the vehicle and driver licence pathways in the eight Australian jurisdictions and New Zealand; and a…
Better Management of End-of-Life Vehicles
This report sets out a rationale for modifying the national vehicle registration framework to enable better end-of-life management of vehicles.
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.
Best Practice in Road Safety Infrastructure Programs
This report provides best practice recommendations for the development of Road Safety Infrastructure Programs (RSIPs) that align with the safe system approach.
Towards Safe System Infrastructure: A Compendium of Current Knowledge
This report provides a compendium of knowledge on Safe System treatments and identifies real world experience in the practical application of solutions that can mitigate crash severity.