Local government clearly acts as a significant contributor to the maintenance of road safety standards, and what is probably just as important, it provides people with a ready channel of communication to voice their concens about road safety. Councillors, despite individual variations, collectively act as a conduit for public concern, and without them there would undoubtedly be high degree of frustration. State and federal bureaucracies are not geared to provide for public responsiveness and parliamentarians cannot provide the same level of contact as councillors, given their much greater numbers and closer geographical locations.
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Type: Research and Analysis Report
Sub Type: Grant
Author(s): John R Robbins, ROAD ACCIDENT RESEARCH UNIT, UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
Topics: Comm attitudes
Publication Date: 01/01/89