Road Safety

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

Latest publications and webinars

Webinar: A National Approach to Measuring Non-fatal Crash Outcomes
This webinar, presented on 4 April 2019, gives an overview of an Austroads pilot project to improve the measurement and reporting of serious injury crashes.
Webinar: Road Risk Assessment, Case Studies and Engagement Guidance for Speed Management
This webinar, presented on 26 March 2019, provides an overview of Infrastructure Risk Rating - a simple road assessment methodology designed to assess road safety risk at a network level, primarily as an input to the speed limit setting process.
Webinar: Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Managing Road Safety Audits
This webinar, presented on 21 March 2019, provides an overview of the new Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Managing Road Safety Audits.

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.