A 30-year career improving safety for road users has earned UNSW Professor Raphael Grzebieta a prestigious award.
The speed limit in areas with high pedestrian activity should be reduced to 30 to 40km/hr – rather than Australia’s current 50 km/h, a new study by UNSW scientists recommends.
Truck drivers are still underpaid and overworked despite numerous surveys pointing to the risks associated with long-haul driving, writes Ann Williamson.
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.
The results of two innovative Aboriginal road safety initiatives have been announced at The George Institute for Global Health.
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.
The main barrier to a greater uptake of cycling is a widespread concern about safety and lack of appropriate infrastructure, writes Soufiane Boufous.
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.
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.
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.