Route safety reviews are an effective way to evaluate long stretches of major roads and develop cost-effective upgrades to target the safety issues identified. The reviews include fatality and injury analysis, as well as community consultation to develop road safety improvements and behavioural strategies.
Road safety assessment methods and Head-on crashes with heavy vehicles: Relevance of safety barriers provide details on how some road improvement decisions are made.
Guidelines for Road Safety Audit Practices includes detailed procedures for commissioning, conducting and completing road safety audits.
Route safety has been reviewed on the New England, Mid Western and Great Western highways. Other reviews include the: