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CASR Research Reports by Subject

Accident costs

CASR009 - The economic cost and impact of the road toll on South Australia (2005)

Accident investigation

CASR057 - In-depth research into rural road crashes (2008)

CASR060 - Post impact trajectory of vehicles at metropolitan intersections (2012)

CASR086 - Post impact trajectory of vehicles at rural intersections (2013)

CASR092 - The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian crashes (2011)

Accident studies

CASR007 - Right turn crashes at signalised intersections (2007)

CASR008 - Trends in traffic casualties in South Australia, 1981-2003 (2004)

CASR014 - Using crash information to improve the treatment of crash injuries (2005)

CASR015 - Older drivers: Crash involvement rates and causes (2005)

CASR018 - Rear end crashes (2005)

CASR024 - Reduction of speed limit from 110km/h to 100km/h on certain roads in South Australia: A preliminary evaluation (2006)

CASR026 - Rollover crashes (2005)

CASR028 - Patterns of bicycle crashes in South Australia (2006)

CASR034 - Further evaluation of the South Australian 50km/h speed limit (2006)

CASR039 - Pedestrian collisions in South Australia (2008)

CASR046 - Tailgating (2008)

CASR055 - Pedestrian and cyclist crashes in the Adelaide Metropolitan Area (2009)

CASR061 - Accidents to intoxicated pedestrians in South Australia (2009)

CASR088 - Protective clothing and motorcyclists in South Australia (2011)

CASR092 - The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian crashes (2011)

CASR128 - Variations in road injury crash numbers in South Australia by time of year (2015)

CASR136 - Analysis and modelling of crashes in Tasmania (2016)

Advertising

CASR074 - Best practice in road safety mass media campaigns: A literature review (2010)

CASR091 - Best practice in OHSW mass media campaigns (2011)

CASR114 - Safer speeds: an evaluation of public education materials (2013)

Aged drivers

CASR015 - Older drivers: Crash involvement rates and causes (2005)

Alcohol

CASR001 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours, 2002 (2004)

CASR030 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2003 (2007)

CASR031 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2004 (2007)

CASR035 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2005 (2008)

CASR036 - Best practice review of drink driving enforcement in South Australia (2008)

CASR043 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2006 (2008)

CASR058 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2007 (2009)

CASR061 - Accidents to intoxicated pedestrians in South Australia (2009)

CASR073 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2008 (2010)

CASR084 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2009 (2011)

CASR104 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2010 (2012)

CASR105 - Characteristics of alcohol impaired road users involved in casualty crashes (2012)

CASR119 - Alcohol ignition interlock schemes: best practice review (2013)

Bull bars

CASR020 - Performance of bull bars in pedestrian impact tests (2006)

CASR040 - A survey of bull bar prevalence at pedestrian crash sites in Adelaide, South Australia (2008)

CASR059 - The effect of bull bars on head impact kinematics in pedestrian crashes (2009)

Child

CASR139 - Transportation of children with bicycle seats, trailers, and other carriers: considerations for safety (2016)

Crash test

CASR020 - Performance of bull bars in pedestrian impact tests (2006)

CASR048 - Benefits for Australia of the introduction of an ADR on pedestrian protection (2008)

CASR072 - Headform impact test performance of vehicles under the GTR on pedestrian safety (2009)

CASR083 - Implications of easing head impact criteria in pedestrian crash standards (2010)

Cyclists

CASR006 - South Australian primary schools bicycle helmet usage survey (2004)

CASR028 - Patterns of bicycle crashes in South Australia (2006)

CASR055 - Pedestrian and cyclist crashes in the Adelaide Metropolitan Area (2009)

CASR112 - Injured cyclist profile: an in-depth study of a sample of cyclists injured in road crashes in South Australia (2013)

CASR113 - The conspicuity of South Australian cyclists: implications for safety (2013)

CASR139 - Transportation of children with bicycle seats, trailers, and other carriers: considerations for safety (2016)

Driver behaviour & human factors

CASR013 - Best Practice criteria in practical driving test of medically referred drivers (2008)

CASR019 - Development of peripheral vision tests for driver assessment (2005)

CASR021 - South Australia's Driver Intervention Program: Participant characteristics, best practice discussion and literature review (2006)

CASR022 - The crash and offence experience of drivers eligible for the South Australian Driver Intervention Program (2006)

CASR041 - Review of the literature on coffee stops as a road safety measure (2008)

CASR044 - Road courtesy and road safety (2008)

CASR046 - Tailgating (2008)

CASR071 - Analysis of infringement data from fixed red light and speed cameras at signalised intersections in South Australia (2012)

CASR092 - The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian crashes (2011)

CASR105 - Characteristics of alcohol impaired road users involved in casualty crashes (2012)

CASR111 - The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian fatal crashes, 2008-2009 (2015)

CASR119 - Alcohol ignition interlock schemes: best practice review (2013)

CASR123 - Review of penalties under the WA Road Traffic Code 2000 and management of recidivist speeding offenders (2012)

CASR128 - Variations in road injury crash numbers in South Australia by time of year (2015)

CASR139 - Transportation of children with bicycle seats, trailers, and other carriers: considerations for safety (2016)

Drugs

CASR001 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours, 2002 (2004)

CASR010 - Review of the literature on cannabis and crash risk (2007)

CASR030 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2003 (2007)

CASR031 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2004 (2007)

CASR035 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2005 (2008)

CASR043 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2006 (2008)

CASR058 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2007 (2009)

CASR064 - Review of Western Australian drug driving laws (2009)

CASR073 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2008 (2010)

CASR084 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2009 (2011)

CASR104 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2010 (2012)

Education

CASR022 - The crash and offence experience of drivers eligible for the South Australian Driver Intervention Program (2006)

CASR077 - The efficacy of road safety education in schools: A review of current approaches (2011)

Fleet safety

CASR062 - Vehicle age-related crashworthiness of the South Australian passenger fleet (2009)

CASR106 - Potential benefits of forward collision avoidance technology (2012)

CASR110 - Dynamics of the South Australian registered passenger vehicle fleet (2014)

CASR121 - What can work health and safety learn from road safety? (2014)

Heavy vehicles

CASR100 - Heavy vehicle road safety: Research scan (2011)

Human fatigue

CASR041 - Review of the literature on coffee stops as a road safety measure (2008)

CASR082 - Sleepiness and road crashes: Challenges of definition and measurement (2011)

In-depth accident investigation

CASR101 - An analysis of young drivers involved in crashes using in-depth crash investigation data (2012)

CASR111 - The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian fatal crashes, 2008-2009 (2015)

CASR112 - Injured cyclist profile: an in-depth study of a sample of cyclists injured in road crashes in South Australia (2013)

Injury

CASR016 - Whiplash associated disorders: a comprehensive review (2006)

CASR112 - Injured cyclist profile: an in-depth study of a sample of cyclists injured in road crashes in South Australia (2013)

CASR124 - Automatic Crash Notification (2013)

CASR133 - An examination of trends in South Australian workers compensation claims (2015)

CASR136 - Analysis and modelling of crashes in Tasmania (2016)

Law enforcement

CASR001 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours, 2002 (2004)

CASR022 - The crash and offence experience of drivers eligible for the South Australian Driver Intervention Program (2006)

CASR030 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2003 (2007)

CASR031 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2004 (2007)

CASR035 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2005 (2008)

CASR036 - Best practice review of drink driving enforcement in South Australia (2008)

CASR043 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2006 (2008)

CASR046 - Tailgating (2008)

CASR058 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2007 (2009)

CASR064 - Review of Western Australian drug driving laws (2009)

CASR071 - Analysis of infringement data from fixed red light and speed cameras at signalised intersections in South Australia (2012)

CASR073 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2008 (2010)

CASR084 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2009 (2011)

CASR104 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2010 (2012)

CASR123 - Review of penalties under the WA Road Traffic Code 2000 and management of recidivist speeding offenders (2012)

Motorcycles

CASR075 - Motorcycling in South Australia: Knowledge gaps for research (2010)

CASR088 - Protective clothing and motorcyclists in South Australia (2011)

CASR127 - New motorcycle safety technology: an overview for South Australia (2015)

Occupational health

CASR121 - What can work health and safety learn from road safety? (2014)

Pedestrians

CASR020 - Performance of bull bars in pedestrian impact tests (2006)

CASR037 - Vehicle design for pedestrian protection (2005)

CASR039 - Pedestrian collisions in South Australia (2008)

CASR040 - A survey of bull bar prevalence at pedestrian crash sites in Adelaide, South Australia (2008)

CASR048 - Benefits for Australia of the introduction of an ADR on pedestrian protection (2008)

CASR055 - Pedestrian and cyclist crashes in the Adelaide Metropolitan Area (2009)

CASR059 - The effect of bull bars on head impact kinematics in pedestrian crashes (2009)

CASR061 - Accidents to intoxicated pedestrians in South Australia (2009)

CASR072 - Headform impact test performance of vehicles under the GTR on pedestrian safety (2009)

CASR083 - Implications of easing head impact criteria in pedestrian crash standards (2010)

CASR109 - Measuring underbonnet clearances in order to evaluate pedestrian safety performance of vehicles at various impact speeds (2012)

CASR122 - Vehicle frontal protection system geometry and pedestrian impacts: the effect of AS 4876.1-2002 geometric criteria (2014)

Research methods

CASR053 - Identifying and improving exposure measures (2008)

Restraints

CASR001 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours, 2002 (2004)

CASR012 - A survey of drivers' child restraint choice and knowledge in South Australia (2006)

CASR023 - Impediments to the use of child restraints (2009)

CASR030 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2003 (2007)

CASR031 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2004 (2007)

CASR035 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2005 (2008)

CASR043 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2006 (2008)

CASR058 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2007 (2009)

CASR065 - On-road observational survey of restraint and child restraint use, 2009 (2009)

CASR073 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2008 (2010)

CASR084 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2009 (2011)

CASR090 - No restraint? Understanding differences in seat belt use between fatal crashes and observational surveys (2011)

CASR104 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2010 (2012)

CASR123 - Review of penalties under the WA Road Traffic Code 2000 and management of recidivist speeding offenders (2012)

CASR125 - Potential effectiveness of seat belt interlocks (2013)

Road & road environment

CASR007 - Right turn crashes at signalised intersections (2007)

CASR017 - Should U-turns be permitted at signalised intersections? (2008)

CASR025 - Edge Delineations (2006)

CASR060 - Post impact trajectory of vehicles at metropolitan intersections (2012)

CASR086 - Post impact trajectory of vehicles at rural intersections (2013)

CASR087 - Adequacy of barrier and median separation on rural roads (2013)

Road safety (general)

CASR111 - The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian fatal crashes, 2008-2009 (2015)

CASR128 - Variations in road injury crash numbers in South Australia by time of year (2015)

Safer road users

CASR140 - Examination of the effectiveness and acceptability of mobile phone blocking technology among drivers of corporate fleet vehicles (2016)

Speed

CASR001 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours, 2002 (2004)

CASR005 - Evaluation of the South Australian default 50km/h speed limit (2004)

CASR011 - Evaluation of South Australian red light and speed cameras (2009)

CASR024 - Reduction of speed limit from 110km/h to 100km/h on certain roads in South Australia: A preliminary evaluation (2006)

CASR030 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2003 (2007)

CASR031 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2004 (2007)

CASR034 - Further evaluation of the South Australian 50km/h speed limit (2006)

CASR035 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2005 (2008)

CASR043 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2006 (2008)

CASR051 - Vehicle speeds in South Australia 2007 (2009)

CASR056 - Evaluation of the Adelaide Hills speed limit change from 100 km/h to 80 km/h (2009)

CASR058 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2007 (2009)

CASR066 - Vehicle speeds in South Australia 2008 (2010)

CASR071 - Analysis of infringement data from fixed red light and speed cameras at signalised intersections in South Australia (2012)

CASR073 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2008 (2010)

CASR076 - Casualty crash reductions from reducing various levels of speeding (2011)

CASR080 - Vehicle speeds in South Australia 2009 (2012)

CASR084 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2009 (2011)

CASR085 - Vehicle speeds in South Australia 2011 (2012)

CASR093 - Cost benefit analysis of Intelligent Speed Adaptation (2011)

CASR095 - Vehicle speeds in South Australia 2012 (2013)

CASR097 - Vehicle speeds in South Australia 2010 (2012)

CASR099 - Advisory Intelligent Speed Adaptation for government fleets (2011)

CASR104 - Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2010 (2012)

CASR114 - Safer speeds: an evaluation of public education materials (2013)

CASR115 - Reduction of speed limit from 110 km/h to 100 km/h on certain roads in South Australia: a follow up evaluation (2015)

CASR123 - Review of penalties under the WA Road Traffic Code 2000 and management of recidivist speeding offenders (2012)

CASR130 - Evaluation of the use of 80 km/h speed advisory signs on unsealed roads in South Australia (2015)

CASR131 - Vehicle speeds in South Australia 2014 (2015)

Strategic planning

CASR136 - Analysis and modelling of crashes in Tasmania (2016)

Traffic engineering

CASR042 - An assessment of conspicuous traffic signals: mast arms (2009)

Vehicle design

CASR122 - Vehicle frontal protection system geometry and pedestrian impacts: the effect of AS 4876.1-2002 geometric criteria (2014)

Vehicle safety

CASR002 - Front side window tinting visual light transmittance requirements (2004)

CASR052 - Vehicle improvements to reduce the number and severity of rear end crashes (2008)

CASR062 - Vehicle age-related crashworthiness of the South Australian passenger fleet (2009)

CASR081 - The safety attributes of registered passenger vehicles and vehicles involved in serious crashes in South Australia (2012)

CASR096 - Factors associated with old car crashes (2012)

CASR109 - Measuring underbonnet clearances in order to evaluate pedestrian safety performance of vehicles at various impact speeds (2012)

CASR110 - Dynamics of the South Australian registered passenger vehicle fleet (2014)

CASR116 - Work-related road safety in South Australia (2013)

Vehicle safety technology

CASR093 - Cost benefit analysis of Intelligent Speed Adaptation (2011)

CASR094 - Analysis of crash data to estimate the benefits of emerging vehicle technology (2011)

CASR099 - Advisory Intelligent Speed Adaptation for government fleets (2011)

CASR106 - Potential benefits of forward collision avoidance technology (2012)

CASR118 - Access to safer vehicle technologies by young drivers: factors affecting motor vehicle choice and effects on crashes (2013)

CASR124 - Automatic Crash Notification (2013)

CASR125 - Potential effectiveness of seat belt interlocks (2013)

CASR126 - Crash reduction potential of connected vehicles in South Australia (2013)

CASR127 - New motorcycle safety technology: an overview for South Australia (2015)

CASR140 - Examination of the effectiveness and acceptability of mobile phone blocking technology among drivers of corporate fleet vehicles (2016)

Workplace safety

CASR133 - An examination of trends in South Australian workers compensation claims (2015)

CASR140 - Examination of the effectiveness and acceptability of mobile phone blocking technology among drivers of corporate fleet vehicles (2016)

Young drivers

CASR021 - South Australia's Driver Intervention Program: Participant characteristics, best practice discussion and literature review (2006)

CASR022 - The crash and offence experience of drivers eligible for the South Australian Driver Intervention Program (2006)

CASR101 - An analysis of young drivers involved in crashes using in-depth crash investigation data (2012)

CASR118 - Access to safer vehicle technologies by young drivers: factors affecting motor vehicle choice and effects on crashes (2013)


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RARU Research Reports

The following Research Reports published under the RARU (Road Accident Research Unit) name are also available:

A complete list of all public RARU/CASR publications can be found in the Publications List.