Guide to Road Safety

The Austroads Guide to Road Safety examines road crash costs and road agencies’ duty of care to provide safe travel.

The advantages and disadvantages of different ways of measuring road safety are discussed, and these methods are used to illustrate progress in road safety in Austroads’ member jurisdictions in recent years.

The Safe System approach as the guiding principle for road safety management is explained, along with the merits of an evidence-based approach to selected road safety countermeasures.

The Guide to Road Safety is published in 10 parts: