In this report, the Ministry of Transport updates the social cost of road crashes and injuries annually to allow comparison of the costs and benefits of any road safety actions in current dollars.
The impact of road advertising signs on driver behaviour and implications for road safety: a critical systematic review
While roadside advertising is often identified as a potential source of distraction, it has received less attention compared to other types of distractions such as texting or calling while driving. Therefore, this study focused on the impact of roadside advertising signs on driver behaviour and...
Risk factors of mobile phone use while driving in Queensland: prevalence, attitudes, crash risk perception, and task-management strategies
This study investigates characteristics of usage, risk factors, compensatory strategies in use and characteristics of high-frequency offenders of mobile phone use while driving.
Lifeline Australia chairman John Brogden claims Australia's road toll has decreased significantly to less than half the number of deaths by suicide.
Understanding the roles of remoteness and Indigenous status in rural and remote road trauma in North Queensland: using a mixed-methods approach
This study aims to identify and compare the circumstances leading to (proximal causation) and social determinants of (distal causation) crashes of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in these regions and their relation to remoteness.
This is an annual update of the Social Cost of Road Crashes and Injuries statistics published by the New Zealand Ministry of Transport. This update provides estimates of the average social costs per injury and per crash at June 2018 prices. The update accounts for...
This paper identifies elements within existing motor accident injury insurance schemes that may act as barriers to accessing compensation for personal injuries or death caused by an automated driving system. The paper discusses how these schemes, or alternative insurance models, could provide cover for injuries...
This inquiry focused on the current road system’s safety, while recognising that modal shifts in transport, urban planning, technology, data, users, usage and cultural factors can and will be important. It was felt that the existing road transport system will predominate for at least another...