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Key Freight Routes – Heavy Vehicle Usage Data Project
This report provides a picture of how a range of heavy vehicles use roads designated as Key Freight Routes. The project collected telematics data from heavy vehicles and found that telematics can provide a wide range of statistics that can help…
Opportunities in Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
Mobility as a Service, referred to as ‘MaaS’, represents the opportunity for all available public and private transport services to be integrated and bundled into a platform directly accessible by the individual travellers through their mobile…
Case Studies of Critical Learnings in Network Operations, Congestion Management Relief Initiatives and Planned Activities
The 2016 Austroads Congestion and Reliability Review (AP-R534-16) measured the levels of congestion across major cities in Australia and New Zealand, assessed the key causes of congestion, and proposed an approach to identifying and assessing…
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…
Dangerous Goods in Tunnels: Application and Methodology
This report provides a standardised assessment method to mitigate the criticism of the transport of dangerous goods through road tunnels and provide greater transparency of the decisions reached. The transport of dangerous goods is critical to…
Dangerous Goods in Tunnels: Literature Review
This report documents the results of an extensive literature review examining the transport of dangerous goods in road tunnels. It includes international and local studies and methodologies, trial reports, and media. The transport of dangerous goods…
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…
Data Standard for Road Management and Investment in Australia and New Zealand Version 3.0
The Data Standard for Road Management and Investment provides road agencies and their suppliers, in Australia and New Zealand, with a specification for the data that supports common operational activities. The Data Standard also provides road…