For her excellence in road safety research and dedication to reducing road trauma, UNSW Professor Ann Williamson has been awarded the highest honour of the Australasian College of Road Safety.

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Drivers who use hand-held or hands-free mobile phones are up to nine times more likely to be involved in a crash. Could in-built voice control be the solution? UNSW transport safety researcher Nurul Ibrahim wants to find out.

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A Sydney council has approved a plan to allow advertisements on the surfaces of roadways. But is revenue potential blinding policy makers to the dangers, asks Steven Most.

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Our obsession with speed and our reliance on cars as a supposedly fast mode of transport may be an underlying cause of our lack of time, writes Paul Tranter.