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

Austroads Glossary of Terms (2015 Edition)

The Austroads Glossary of Terms provides an A-Z list of more than 3,000 road transport terms with definitions. The Glossary of Terms was developed to bring consistency to the use of terms and definitions by Austroads members and other stakeholders in the road and transport industry. It also he...

Guide to Traffic Management Part 13: Road Environment Safety (2015 Edition)

Guide to Traffic Management Part 13: Road Environment Safety is concerned with traffic management practice under the Safe System philosophy. The Guide emphasises the need for the road system to provide an environment which assists road users to behave effectively and safely. It considers the role...

Expanding Information by Utilising Uncertain Data

Recent developments in computer technology combined with the advent of data condensation technologies have opened new ways to analyse and explore data. This report details an exploratory use of a full set of time series rutting data from a long-term pavement performance (LTPP) site in conditio...

Improving Freight Vehicle Access through Direct Private Investment in Public Road Infrastructure: A Framework for Guiding Private Sector Participation

This report provides a generic framework for private investment in public road infrastructure. Roads are key enablers of economic and commercial activity, most particularly for those activities that are reliant on freight. The freight industry is constantly looking for ways to increase freight...

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