The breadth and scope of road safety research in Australia and around the world continues to have profound effect through smarter road rules, better infrastructure for safer roads, safer vehicle technologies and cutting-edge campaigns for road safety.
The Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR), as an internationally renowned road safety research facility within the University of Adelaide, conducts projects to reveal the extent and type of problems on our roads, to prioritise interventions and to evaluate the impact of interventions and other actions. CASR and other Australian organisations publish their findings for the benefit of all road users in all countries around the world – to make roads and road users safer.
Get your walking shoes on this Friday, 19 May 2017, for National Walk Safely to School Day.
To demonstrate the safety benefits of newer cars, ANCAP (Australasian New Car Assessment Program) crash tested a 2015 Toyota Corolla with a 1998 Toyota Corolla. The test found that the driver of the older Corolla would likely have died as a result of the 64km/h collision, whereas the driver of the newer Corolla — which has a five-star safety rating — would have sustained minor injuries.
Safety will soon be improved at the Angle Vale Road intersection with Curtis Road and McGee Road at Penfield Gardens.
A total of 52 kilometres of audio tactile linemarking will be installed on various roads in the northern area of South Australia with works commencing Wednesday, 5 April 2017.