CR 127: The Speed Review: Road Environment, Behaviour, Speed Limits, Enforcement and Crashes (1993)

A study was undertaken to review the role of vehicle speed in road crashes, speed limits, enforcement and behaviour, and the environment. A review of the international literature was initially carried out to highlight overseas findings and issues identified for further research and development. Visits were also made to a select number of overseas research and government agencies in Scandinavia, Europe and the United States to gain first hand knowledge of problems and research being undertaken in these countries. A meeting was then organised of 45 Australian experts with research, government authority, and motoring backgrounds, as well as a keynote speaker from Sweden, to identify current problems and issues in Australia.

Type: Research and Analysis Report

Sub Type: Consultant Report

Author(s): B N Fildes and S J Lee MUARC

Topics: Enforcement, Road, Speed

Publication Date: 01/09/93