road safety

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Truck drivers are still underpaid and overworked despite numerous surveys pointing to the risks associated with long-haul driving, writes Ann Williamson.

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The long-distrance transport industry's productivity-based remuneration and the high number of permitted driving hours are a formula for death on our roads, writes Ann Williamson.

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The results of two innovative Aboriginal road safety initiatives have been announced at The George Institute for Global Health.

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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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The main barrier to a greater uptake of cycling is a widespread concern about safety and lack of appropriate infrastructure, writes Soufiane Boufous.

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UNSW experts are available over the summer break to comment on subjects ranging from terrorism, cyberbullying and road safety, to binge eating, grandparent carers and the year ahead in economics.

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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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The decision to lower the speed limit in central Sydney to 40 km/h does not go far enough if we want to reduce pedestrian fatalities, writes Lori Mooren. 

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With cycling deaths on the rise in Australia, a visiting expert from Sweden will discuss how the latest technology can help prevent bicycle accidents.

18July Cycling

A recent report had cycling rates in Australia declining over the past 25 years. But a re-analysis of the data shows a very different result, according to UNSW experts.

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