This report documents the findings from the Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities’ 2017 survey of community attitudes to road safety. The twenty-fourth in a series of national surveys on community attitudes to road safety was conducted in October and November 2017. A total of 1,707 interviews were conducted with persons aged 15 years and over. The issues examined include: perceived causes of road crashes, exposure and attitudes to both random breath testing and roadside drug testing, attitudes to speed, perceptions of police enforcement, mobile phone use while driving, reported usage of seatbelts, involvement in road crashes, and experience of fatigue while driving.
A summary infographic is available.
Type: Research and Analysis Report
Topics: Community attitudes