Webinars and Events

Jan
31
2019

Location: Online, 1pm AEDT

Organiser: Austroads

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Austroads has recently published a report that proposes a ride quality index of roads for heavy vehicles, a heavy vehicle equivalent of the International Roughness Index (IRI) for cars. The study investigated the perceived safety and comfort of drivers in a range of vehicles for the purpose of setting LOS…
Feb
7
2019

Location: Online, 1pm AEDT

Organiser: Austroads

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This webinar will give you an overview of a Safe Systems review of the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management (AGTM). The AGTM series provides guidance for practitioners involved in traffic engineering, road design and road safety, and plays an influential role in the selection of treatments used on road networks.…
Feb
14
2019

Location: Online, 1pm AEDT

Organiser: Austroads

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Heavy vehicle drivers are often required to work for long hours. To help drivers manage fatigue and comply with driving hours regulations (by providing an opportunity for sleep and rest breaks), heavy vehicle rest areas (HVRAs) may be provided. The successful operation of HVRAs depends on many factors. These include…
Feb
27
2019

Location: Online, 1pm AEDT

Organiser: Austroads

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Some Indigenous people and other groups find access to mainstream services problematic. This can lead to a lack of appropriate access to driver licensing services which can be a significant barrier to employment, economic participation and access to government and non-government services. While all Australian and New Zealand jurisdictions currently…
Mar
5
2019

Location: Online, 1pm AEDT

Organiser: Austroads

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Passing lanes are provided to break up traffic platoons and improve traffic flow over a section of road. They provide an overtaking opportunity and are sometimes the only practical chance for overtaking to occur. Austroads has recently published a report that provides guidance in the development of passing lane installation…