Road safety engineering research focuses on ways to improve the road environment in order to reduce road safety risk, as part of the Safe System approach.
Well-researched design guidelines, monitoring of road crashes, timely problem identification, and implementation of remedial treatments and evaluation of countermeasures are all critical to the safety of the road network.
ARRB’s expertise in road design and traffic engineering includes:
ARRB has developed a suite of tools to assist road managers to identify hazards and deficiencies in the road environment, proactively assess hazards and treatments, and set appropriate speed limits. They include: