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Welcome to the Centre for Automotive Safety Research

 Newsletter - At the Scene

CASR publishes a quarterly Newsletter called "At the Scene" that gives updates on the activities of the Centre and highlights some of our staff and research projects.

The current edition introduces a new Director of CASR.

 Young adult licensing trends and travel modes

CASR has conducted a study of travel mode choices among young people in Victoria for the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria.

It was found that there is a pattern of changing travel mode choice among young adults characterised by their driving less, not at all or delaying getting a licence.

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 Developing Systems to test Autonomous Emergency Braking

Automomous Emergency Braking is a new kind of safety technology - one that aims to prevent crashes or reduce the speed of impact using sensors that allow the vehicle to look ahead.

This new safety technology calls for new ways to assess it. At CASR that means getting out of the lab and onto the track.

See the video showing what we are doing.

 National Road Safety Partnership Program

The National Road Safety Partnership Program offers a collaborative network to support Australian businesses in developing a positive road safety culture.

The web site is at

The Centre for Automotive Safety Research is supported by sustaining funds from the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (SA) and the Motor Accident Commission (SA).

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