Road safety in Australia : successes, challenges for the future, and possibilities for the USA

Watson, Barry C. (2014) Road safety in Australia : successes, challenges for the future, and possibilities for the USA. In University of Michigan Injury Center Distinguished Faculty Seminar, 22 January 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Unpublished)



  • Role of CARRS-Q
  • Australia’s road safety performance
  • Key features of Australia’s approach to road safety:
  • Strong reliance on traffic law enforcement, supported by mass media public education
  • Adoption of the Safe Systems approach
  • Ambitious road trauma reduction targets?
  • Ongoing challenges
  • Possibilities for the USA

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ID Code: 65105
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: No
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Keywords: road safety, Australia, random breath testing, drink driving, speeding
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Barry Watson
Deposited On: 11 Mar 2014 00:57
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2014 00:59

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