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  • May 30, 2019

    Shine a light on road safety.

    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

    Can brighter signs really save lives on our roads?

    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

    Road safety and elderly drivers.

    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.
  • August 18, 2016

    Microprismatic sheeting. Applied to getting home safely.

    Accidents happen. Vehicles come out of nowhere. That’s why we challenge some of our best scientists and engineers to help improve roadway visibility and safety.

    2016-08-231 ,Science of Road Safety Microprismatic sheeting. Applied to getting home safely.
  • October 17, 2017

    3M-ACRS Road Safety Award 2017

    ACT Child Safety Program Takes Out Top Road Safety Prize.

    2017-10-290 ,Science of Road Safety 3M-ACRS Road Safety Award 2017 3M-ACRS Road Safety Award 2017
  • July 06, 2018

    Reducing Road Trauma - Let’s Make Zero a Reality.

    Any loss of life on our roads is one too many, every driver, rider and pedestrian deserves the right to come home safely. Together with your expertise we can make a difference and save more lives as we work towards zero fatalities on our roads.

     

    2018-07-187 ,Science of Road Safety Reducing Road Trauma - Let’s Make Zero a Reality.
  • September 04, 2018

    The Most Dangerous Time to Drive Can Also be the Deadliest.

    Compromised night vision, fatigue and impaired drivers all contribute to making driving at night more dangerous than at any other time of the day.

    2018-09-247 Science of Road Safety The Most Dangerous Time to Drive Can Also be the Deadliest.
  • Understanding Retroreflectivity and Sign Performance

    Find out about the physics of retroreflectivity, why luminance is an important performance measurement for signs, how angularity affects sign visibility, and what defines ASTM sheeting types.

    December 1, 1901 ,Science of Road Safety Understanding Retroreflectivity and Sign Performance Understanding Retroreflectivity and Sign Performance
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