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

Pavement Surface Texture Repeatability and Bias Error Checks for a Laser Profilometer

This test method defines the procedure for conducting repeatability and bias of measurement checks for pavement surface texture measurements made by a laser profilometer. The bias check included in this method is used to determine whether there is a systematic drift in a laser profilometer&rsq...

Validation of a Laser Profilometer for Measuring Pavement Surface Texture (Loop Method)

This test method defines the procedure for performing validation checks of the measurements of pavement surface texture determined using a laser profilometer. This test method is one of two alternative validation methods required by Austroads Test Method AG:AM/T013. The other validation method...

Overcoming Barriers to the Off-peak Movement of Freight in Urban Areas

This report examines successful examples of off-peak freight movement around the world and identifies obstacles which are limiting the uptake of off-peak delivery in Australia. The project examined international and local experiences in re-timing deliveries, the obstacles to changing freight m...

Guidance on Median and Centreline Treatments to Reduce Head-on Casualties

This report presents a compendium of local and overseas practice and experience in minimising the risk and severity of head-on crashes. It is intended to assist road safety practitioners identify effective actions that can be taken to reduce the incidence and severity of such crashes, with a focu...

Austroads Learning to Drive

The Austroads Learning to Drive handbook is part of a toolkit designed to improve driver licensing outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living in remote communities. The handbook covers the road rules, including road signs,  and is written in plain English. It is specifically ...

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