Welcome to the Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference Proceedings Internet site.
The Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference is an annual event which provides an opportunity for road safety practitioners, researchers and police to meet and discuss the latest road safety activities throughout Australasia.
Responsibility for the organisation of the conference rotates between the States and Territories of Australia and New Zealand. In recent years responsibility for the Conference has been managed by members of the Austroads Research Coordination Advisory Group (RCAG), and the Australasian Traffic Policing Forum.
The Internet site has been established to provide access to proceedings of each Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference held.
Click on the information link below to access the latest conference details.
The Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference is endorsed as the 'premium annual forum on road safety policy and practice' by the Australian Transport Council - which comprises all Federal, State and Territory Ministers with transport responsibilities and includes and observer from local government.
It is conducted annually in different States, Territories and New Zealand from year to year, through the agency of the Research Coordination Advisory Group - which is an Austroads Working Group.
The Conference Objectives are to:
- Present the latest findings from road safety research.
- Discuss innovations in road safety, policy development, program management and practice.
- Ultimately, reduce road crash trauma by ensuring that decision makers are adequately informed about the likely effectiveness of various road crash countermeasures.
- Provide a venue for discussion of advances in road safety research and practice.
The Conference features a number of keynote speakers. There are also concurrent presentations focusing on developments in road safety research and practice. The range of topics discussed includes: Speeding; Drink Driving; Fatigue; The Safety of Motorcyclists, Cyclists and Pedestrians; Vehicle Safety; Crash Trends; Community Road Safety Groups; and issues relating to Young and Older Drivers. Workshops on significant current road safety initiatives and controversial road safety issues are held in conjunction with the Conference.