Road safety

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Cycling and road safety
Highway safety
Traffic accident prevention
Traffic safety
Report

Improving road safety in Australia

This inquiry was established to inquire into and report on the steps that can be taken to reduce Australia's road accident rates, and investigate the impact of trauma and death on our roads.
Strategy

Pedalling to a better normal

This Bicycle Network strategy document calls for governments to immediately provide better places to ride, incentives for people riding bikes, supportive laws and programs that embed bike riding for transport and recreation as a social norm.
Report

Safety on Victoria's roads—regional road barriers

This audit examines whether Victoria’s regional road barriers program has met its intended safety outcomes.
Journal article

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...
Report

Can voluntary apps reduce mobile phone use while driving?

This study investigates the potential use of voluntary apps through four empirical studies utilising both qualitative and quantitative methods – a driver acceptance assessment study, an expert-based risk assessment study, an online-based case-scenario analysis, and an in-vehicle study.
Journal article

Problematic use of mobile phones in Australia…is it getting worse?

This study investigates mobile phone use in Australia and its potential implications for road safety.
Journal article

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.
Discussion paper

Review of ‘Guidelines for trials of automated vehicles in Australia’: discussion paper

The National Transport Commission is reviewing the 2017 'Guidelines for trials of automated vehicles in Australia' to ensure they continue to encourage a nationally consistent and safe approach to automated vehicle trials. This discussion paper has been released to gather public feedback.
Journal article

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.