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  • May 30, 2019

    Every year, over 1,200 people are killed and another 35,000 are seriously injured on Australian roads. National Road Safety Week, an annual initiative created by the SARAH Group honours those who have lost their lives on our roads and pledges to make them safer by highlighting the impact of road trauma and ways we can all work to reduce it.

    2019-05-150 Science of Road Safety Shine a light on road safety.
  • July 03, 2019

    Driving a vehicle requires your full attention. Failure to clearly see and obey traffic signs can have drastic consequences…they can even be even fatal! The significance of highly visible road signage cannot be undervalued as a primary road safety tool.

    2019-07-184 Science of Road Safety Can brighter signs really save lives on our roads?
  • September 03, 2019

    Driving is all about independence. However, as we age, our ability to process information, reaction times and visual acuity is generally diminished. How old is too old to drive and what can be done to improve road safety for this growing segment of drivers?


    2019-09-246 Science of Road Safety Road safety and elderly drivers.
  • November 05, 2019

    Globally, approximately 1.35 million lives are cut short as a result of a road traffic crash, with many more suffering non-fatal injuries. Black spots on our roads contribute to numerous accidents, injuries and deaths. Learn how science can turn black spots into bright spots through retroreflectivity, to help save lives.


    2019-11-309 Science of Road Safety Black spots...accidents waiting to happen.
  • October 18, 2019

    Radar-based intersection collision avoidance system takes out top road safety award.


    2019-10-291 Science of Road Safety 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award 2019
  • May 06, 2020

    As we work towards zero deaths on our roads, the visibility of markings both day and night, in all weather conditions, is critical. Learn how the use of the appropriate roadway markings can minimise the risk of crashes and fatalities.


    2020-05-127 Science of Road Safety Brighter pavement markings help save lives.
  • August 28, 2020

    This year marks 10 years since the 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award was founded. This prestigious industry award is about recognizing and rewarding innovative road safety initiatives that have delivered improved road safety. Make your submission today.


    2020-08-241 Science of Road Safety 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award 2020
  • September 28, 2023

    The Australian Government's Safer Freight Vehicles Package, implemented on 28th September 2023, increases the width limit for new heavy vehicles to 2.55m. Could this change, alongside mandated safety features, revolutionise road safety and efficiency while aligning with global standards?

    2023-09-271 Science of Road Safety Australian Government Release New Guide ‘Safer Vehicles’ Package
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