Road trauma is already the ninth leading cause of death worldwide.
Wider societal issues are driving road user behaviour, which cannot be fixed by taking a traditional road safety approach.
Australia has a series of transport injury insurance, compensation and rehabilitation schemes.
It's time for Australia's personal injury insurance schemes to start preparing for change.
Kids play and explore. It’s up to us to make sure they can do so safely.
A new study has reported injuries are the greatest cause of death in Australian kids.
Laws introduced in 2009 and 2010 stipulate specific car restraints for children of different ages.
Car seats and their endless harnesses, straps and buckles feel like an engineering nightmare for parents. But they work.
Most road-safety initiatives prioritise a rapid clearing of the road so cars can pass.
In contrast to increases in vehicle safety over the decades, we have seen little new technology to ensure the safety of pedestrians – and current innovations are still based on a car-centric approach.
Economic modelling suggests raising fuel taxes could get cars off the road - and therefore save lives.
Road safety is a seriously important public policy issue. Around 1.3 million people die in road crashes around the world each year. Among teenagers and young adults, road crashes are the number-one cause…
The heavy vehicle freight system predictably produces avoidable deaths and misery on a grand scale. Can we expect an inquiry into who’s responsible?
The damning report of the Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program (HIP) was released on Monday. It cites multiple failures of ministers and public servants to foresee and prevent circumstances…