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AGRS Guide to Road Safety — SET

Receive a 20% discount when all parts of the Guide are purchased as a set.   The Guide to Road Safety Set comprises of: Part 1: Road Safety Overview Part 2: Road Safety Strategy and Evaluation Part 3: Speed Limits and Speed Management Part 4: Local Government and Co...



AGRS01-13 Guide to Road Safety Part 1: Road Safety Overview

This document is an overview of Austroads Guide to Road Safety. It commences with a discussion of road crash costs and road agencies’ duty of care to provide safe travel. The advantages and disadvantages of different ways of measuring road safety are discussed, and these methods are used...



AGRS02-13 Guide to Road Safety Part 2: Road Safety Strategy and Evaluation

This document is Part 2 of the Austroads Guide to Road Safety. It is intended as a guide to the process of strategy development and evaluation. It outlines options for strategy development and the value of a ‘vision’ in driving strategy development. Strategies are of necessity coll...



AGRS03-08 Guide to Road Safety Part 3: Speed Limits and Speed Management

The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of speed limits and their application as a speed management tool. The use of appropriate speed limits form an integral part of a safe road system. They are a speed management tool used to improve road safety, while maintaining the efficiency of ...



AGRS04-09 Guide to Road Safety Part 4: Local Government and Community Road Safety

The purpose of this document is to give an overview of how local government and community road safety programs are structured in Australia and New Zealand, what types of activity they involve, and how they contribute to road safety outcomes. It outlines the road safety responsibilities of local g...



AGRS05-06 Guide to Road Safety Part 5: Road Safety for Rural and Remote Areas

Road trauma in rural and remote areas of Australia is a major national road safety problem. Although well over half of all fatal crashes occur on roads within these environments, it has not been until the past decade that road safety strategies and programs have focused on these areas. In an en...



AGRS06-09 Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Road Safety Audit

This guide revises and updates the 2002 second edition of the Austroads Road Safety Audit guide. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the road safety audit process. Easy to read and implement, the guide is suitable for use by any person with a responsibility for, or an interest in, road sa...



AGRS07-06 Guide to Road Safety Part 7: Road Network Crash Risk Assessment and Management

This report introduces the concepts of risk assessment and risk management in the road safety network context. The joint Australia and New Zealand Standard on risk management (AS/NZS 4360:2004) is used as the basis and structure for this document. The issues of communication and consultation, est...



AGRS08-15 Guide to Road Safety Part 8: Treatment of Crash Locations (2015 Edition)

Guide to Road Safety Part 8: Treatment of Crash Locations contains practical, hands-on advice to help practitioners in road agencies investigate and treat locations on the road system which are experiencing crashes. By effectively treating these locations, through the application of effecti...



AGRS09-08 Guide to Road Safety Part 9: Roadside Hazard Management

Run-off-road (ROR) crashes are a major type of road crash that results in death and serious injury. There are numerous reasons as to why vehicles leave the roadway and encroach onto the roadside environment. These reasons include lack of driver concentration or inattention, driver fatigue, drivin...



AP-C97-16 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 specificall...



AP-G56-17 Assessing Fitness to Drive 2016 (as amended up to August 2017)

Assessing Fitness to Drive, a joint publication of Austroads and the National Transport Commission (NTC), details the medical standards for driver licensing for use by health professionals and driver licensing authorities. The primary purpose of this publication is to increase road safety...



AP-G56-COR1 Assessing Fitness to Drive 2016: Corrigendum 1

This corrigendum sets out corrections to Assessing Fitness to Drive which came into effect on 1 October 2016 and was published by the National Transport Commission and Austroads on 1 September 2016. Two errors have been identified in Assessing Fitness to Drive relating to: repaired abdom...



AP-G88-17 Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides (2017 Edition)

Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides contains information that relates to the planning, design and traffic management of cycling facilities and is sourced from Austroads Guides, primarily the Guide to Road Design, the Guide to Traffic Management and the Guide to Road Safety. The document is int...



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