transport and road safety

a street with a 30kmh speed sign

The push for 30km/h speed limits is not about revenue-raising or anti-cars. Even a seemingly small decrease from 40km/h to 30km/h makes a huge difference to the safety and liveability of local streets.

A road train drives down a dirt road

Road transport has one of the worst safety records in Australia and a range of steps that must be taken to address this, says UNSW Business School's Michael Quinlan.

Helmet3

Bicycle helmets certified to Australia’s national standard significantly reduce the causes of head, skull and brain injury, a new laboratory study has found.