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Road safety

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

Driving the future of AV regulations: barriers to large-scale development

The United States has an opportunity to play a leading role in autonomous vehicle (AV) legislation and can capitalise on its early-mover advantage to develop comprehensive standards with trading partners. This paper outlines the current regulatory barriers to AV deployment at scale and offers recommendations...
Report

Report of the Inquiry into the increase in Victoria’s road toll

Victoria has been a leader in road safety for many decades. It consistently performs better than other states and territories. This report examines the state government's approach towards improving road safety in Victoria.
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.
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.