Road Safety

Our road safety research aims to mitigate crash risks and knowledge gaps.

Latest publications and webinars

Webinar: Integrating Safe System with Movement and Place with for Vulnerable Road Users
This webinar, presented by Dr Bruce Corben on 26 March 2020, demonstrates ways to integrate Safe System design and operation with Movement and Place for vulnerable road users, in particular pedestrians and cyclists. The Movement and Place Framework…
Webinar: Local Government Road Safety Management Guidance
  • WEB-R612-20
  • 27 February 2020
  • Webinars
This webinar, presented on 27 February 2020, provides an overview of Austroads' guidance on contemporary best practice methods for developing and implementing road safety management frameworks for local government. The webinar was presented by Paul…
Effectiveness of Drink Driving Countermeasures: National Policy Framework
This report provides an Australian policy and regulatory framework to encourage effective reforms to reduce and prevent drink driving and riding. The key recommendations to reduce drink driving across Australia include: extending  a…

Austroads' Road Safety Task Force and their projects.

An overview of the Guide to Road Safety which examines road crash costs and road agencies’ duty of care to provide safe travel. 

A reference tool for road engineering practitioners outlining best-practice, low cost, high return road environment measures to achieve a reduction in road trauma.

An online tool that helps practitioners carry out road safety audits.