Austroads Publications Online


Austroads Publications Online allows you to purchase Austroads Guides and freely download more than 600 technical and research reports. You'll also find the Austroads Test Methods, Pavement Work Tips, Specifications and Technical Notes here.

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Latest Publications

Australasian Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool

Austroads has developed an online Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool, designed to help Australian and New Zealand practitioners select the most appropriate type of pedestrian crossing based on walkability, safety and economic outcomes. Accessing the tool Download the User Guide from the l...

Development of the Australasian Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool

This report documents the research undertaken to develop a standardised tool to help practitioners select the most appropriate pedestrian crossing facility for a particular site. The project identified a number of gaps in existing walkability and pedestrian level of service rese...

Summary of Literature of the Effective Components of Graduated Driver Licensing Systems

This report provides the results of a review of literature examining the effectiveness of different components of graduated driver licensing (GDL). Components examined included: minimum learner age, minimum learner period, minimum learner supervised driving hours, supervisory driver requiremen...

Bituminous Materials Safety Guide

The Bituminous Materials Safety Guide describes safe working practices and disposal of waste materials to be used when handling hot bituminous products in sprayed sealing, asphalt and bituminous stabilisation operations. This Guide is intended to provide basic material to assist with the train...

Guide to Traffic Management Part 7: Traffic Management in Activity Centres (2015 Edition)

Guide to Traffic Management: Part 7: Traffic Management in Activity Centres is concerned with the planning and management of centres typified by high levels of internal activity and interaction, especially by people on foot. It addresses the need to obtain a balance between providing for vehicula...

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