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THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
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Dr Matthew Baldock

Matthew Baldock
Position Deputy Director
Email matthew@casr.adelaide.edu.au
Telephone +61 8 8313 5887
Fax +61 8 8232 4995

Qualifications

B.A. (Hons) University of Adelaide; Ph.D. University of Adelaide

Specialised Areas

Older drivers; In-depth crash investigation; Fitness to drive; Alcohol/drugs and driving

Awards

1995 Australian Psychological Society Prize; 2005 Frank Dalziel Memorial Prize; 2008 Elsie Harwood Prize; 2008 Peter Vulcan Award

Professional Affiliations

Member of ICADTS (International Council for Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety); Member, Motorcycle Safety Task Force, SA Road Safety Advisory Council

Current Research

In-depth investigation of rural road crashes; Drivers with dementia; Drug driving enforcement; Motorcycle safety; Performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours (drink driving, speeding, restraint use)

CASR Publications

Albanese B, Meredith L, Whyte T, Gibson T, De Rome L, Fitzharris M, Baldock MRJ, Brown J (2016) 'Energy Attenuation Performance of Impact Protection for Motorcyclists', International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury Conference, Malaga, Spain, 14-16 September 2016.

Albanese B, Meredith L, Whyte T, Gibson T, De Rome L, Fitzharris M, Baldock MRJ, Brown J (2016) 'Protective Clothing and Impact Protection for Motorcyclists', Australasian Road Safety Conference, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 6-8 September 2016.

Bailey TJ, Wundersitz LN, Raftery SJ, Baldock MRJ, Smith R (2016) 'Changing licensing trends and travel mode choices of young adults', Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 27(4), pp 22-29.

Baldock MRJ, Thompson JP, Dutschke JK, Kloeden CN, Lindsay VL, Woolley JE (2016) Older road users: Emerging trends (AP-R530-16), Austroads, Sydney.

Baldock MRJ (2016) The development of an updated Hazard Perception Test for drivers and motorcyclists in Australia and New Zealand.

De Rome L, Fitzharris M, Baldock MRJ, Fernandes R, Ma A, Brown J (2016) 'The prevalence of crash risk factors in a population-based study of motorcycle riders', Injury, 47(9), p 2025–2033.

Doecke SD, Baldock MRJ, Woolley JE (2016) 'In-depth crash investigation in South Australia and its use in roadside safety research', Expert Symposium on Accident Research, Hannover, Germany, 9-10 June 2016.

Doecke SD, Baldock MRJ (2016) 'In-depth crash investigations in South Australia', Australasian Road Safety Conference, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 6-8 September 2016.

Meredith L, Baldock MRJ, Fitzharris M, Duflou J, Dal Nevo R, Griffiths M, Brown J (2016) 'Motorcycle fuel tanks and pelvic fractures: A motorcycle fuel tank syndrome', Traffic Injury Prevention, 17(6), pp 644-649.

Meredith L, Clarke E, Fitzharris M, Baldock MRJ, Hurren C, Brown J (2016) 'Comparative performance of the Cambridge abrasion machine in different laboratories', Australasian Road Safety Conference, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 6-8 September 2016.

Meredith L, Hurren C, Clarke E, Fitzharris M, Baldock MRJ, De Rome L, Olivier J, Brown J (2016) 'Abrasion Resistance Performance of Clothing Worn by Australian Motorcyclists', International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury Conference, Malaga, Spain, 14-16 September 2016.

Ponte G, Baldock MRJ, Thompson JP (2016) Examination of the effectiveness and acceptability of mobile phone blocking technology among drivers of corporate fleet vehicles (CASR140), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Ponte G, Baldock MRJ (2016) 'An examination of the effectiveness and acceptability of mobile phone blocking technology among drivers of corporate fleet vehicles', Australasian Road Safety Conference, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 6-8 September 2016.

Savino G, Mackenzie JRR, Allen T, Baldock MRJ, Brown J, Fitzharris M (2016) 'A robust estimation of the effects of Motorcycle Autonomous Emergency Braking (MAEB) based on in-depth crashes in Australia', Traffic Injury Prevention, 17(51), pp 66-72.

Thompson JP, Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, Wundersitz LN (2016) A comparison of reported driving self-regulation by older adults and GPS-based measurements of their actual driving exposure.

Thompson JP, Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, Wundersitz LN (2016) 'A comparison of reported driving self-regulation by older adults and GPS-based measurements of their actual driving exposure', Road & Transport Research: A Journal of Australian and New Zealand Research and Practice, 25(3), pp 16-27.

Thompson JP, Baldock MRJ, Raftery SJ, Mackenzie JRR, Wall JP, Iwanski K (2016) 'The Transport for New South Wales FleetCAT (Fleet Collision Avoidance Technology) Trial: Driver Attitudes to the Technology', Australasian Road Safety Conference, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 6-8 September 2016.

Bailey TJ, Wundersitz LN, Raftery SJ, Baldock MRJ (2015) Young adult licensing trends and travel modes (15/01), Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV), Melbourne.

Baldock MRJ, Lindsay VL (2015) 'Examination of the role of the combination of alcohol and cannabis in South Australian road crashes', Traffic Injury Prevention, 16(5), pp 443-449.

Brown J, De Rome L, Baldock MRJ, Albanese B, Meredith L, Fitzharris M (2015) 'The Austroads In-depth Case Control Study of Motorcycle Crashes in NSW: Causal relationship findings', Australasian Road Safety Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, 14-16 October 2015.

Brown J, Fitzharris M, Baldock MRJ, Albanese B, Meredith L, Whyte T, Oomens M (2015) Motorcycle In-Depth Crash Study (AP-R489-15), Austroads, Sydney.

Meredith L, Fitzharris M, Baldock MRJ, De Rome L, Brown J (2015) 'Abrasion resistance of motorcycle protective clothing worn by Australian motorcyclists', Australasian Road Safety Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, 14-16 October 2015.

Thompson JP, Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, Wundersitz LN (2015) 'A GPS-based examination of the mobility and exposure to risk of older drivers from rural and urban areas', Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 26(1), pp 31-39.

Wundersitz LN, Bailey TJ, Raftery SJ, Baldock MRJ, Smith R (2015) 'Are young adults’ choice of travel mode changing?', Australasian Road Safety Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, 14-16 October 2015.

Wundersitz LN, Baldock MRJ, Raftery SJ (2015) The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian fatal crashes, 2008-2009 (CASR111), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Meredith L, Baldock MRJ, Fitzharris M, Brown J (2014) 'Pelvic Injury Mechanisms among Motorcyclists', IRCOBI Conference 2014, Berlin, Germany, 10-12 September 2014.

Savino G, Brown J, Baldock MRJ, Fitzharris M (2014) 'A novel approach for evaluating the potential benefits of motorcycle autonomous emergency braking (MAEB) in real world crashes', Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, 12-14 November 2014.

Weissenfeld AP, Baldock MRJ, Hutchinson TP (2014) 'Motorcyclist perceptions of risk when riding', Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 25(2), pp 9-16.

Wundersitz LN, Baldock MRJ, Raftery SJ (2014) 'The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian crashes', Accident Analysis & Prevention, 73, pp 163-169.

Baldock MRJ, Royals J, Raftery SJ, Bailey TJ, Lydon M (2013) Developing measures to reduce unlicensed driving (AP-R424-13), Austroads, Sydney.

Baldock MRJ, Woolley JE (2013) 'Reviews of the effectiveness of random drug testing in Australia: the absence of crash-based evaluations', Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference 2013, Brisbane, Australia, 28-30 August 2013.

Thompson JP, Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, Wundersitz LN (2013) 'An examination of the environmental, driver and vehicle factors associated with the serious and fatal crashes of older rural drivers', Accident Analysis & Prevention, 50, pp 768-775.

Thompson JP, Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, Wundersitz LN (2013) 'Do older rural drivers self-regulate their driving? The effects of increased driving importance and limited alternative transportation', Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 24(1), pp 30-42.

Thompson JP, Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, Wundersitz LN (2013) 'The benefits of measuring driving exposure using objective GPS-based methods and subjective self-report methods concurrently', Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference 2013, Brisbane, 28-30 August 2013.

Weissenfeld AP, Baldock MRJ, Hutchinson TP (2013) 'Motorcyclist perceptions of risk when riding', Australasian College of Road Safety "A Safe System: The Road Safety Discussion", Adelaide, 6-8 November.

Baldock MRJ, Grigo JAL, Raftery SJ, Wundersitz LN, Lydon M (2012) Review of penalties under the WA Road Traffic Code 2000 and management of recidivist speeding offenders (CASR123), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Kloeden CN, Lydon M, Ponte G, Raftery SJ, Grigo JAL (2012) Evaluation of the VicRoads community policing and education project: Final report, VicRoads, Kew.

Baldock MRJ, Kloeden CN, Lydon M, Raftery SJ, Grigo JAL, Ponte G (2012) 'The use of protective clothing by motorcyclists in Victoria - Evaluation of the community policing and education project', Australasian College of Road Safety National Conference - A Safe System: Expanding the reach, Sydney, Australia, 9-10 August 2012.

Wundersitz LN, Baldock MRJ (2012) 'The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian crashes: preliminary findings', Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, Wellington, 4-6 October 2012.

Baldock MRJ, Grigo JAL, Raftery SJ (2011) Protective clothing and motorcyclists in South Australia (CASR088), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Grigo JAL, Baldock MRJ, Raftery SJ (2011) 'The benefits and use of protective clothing for motorcyclists', 10th National Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Brisbane, 2-4 November 2011.

Grigo JAL, Baldock MRJ (2011) Sleepiness and road crashes: Challenges of definition and measurement (CASR082), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Thompson JP, Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, Wundersitz LN (2011) 'Conditions and characteristics of serious and fatal crashes involving older rural drivers', Emerging issues in safe and sustainable mobility for older people, Washington DC, USA, 30 August - 1 September 2011.

Weissenfeld AP, Baldock MRJ, Hutchinson TP (2011) 'Analysis of trends over time for motorcycle crashes in South Australia', 2011 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, Perth, 6-9 November 2011.

Wundersitz LN, Baldock MRJ (2011) The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian crashes (CASR092), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Hutchinson TP (2010) Motorcycling in South Australia: Knowledge gaps for research (CASR075), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Kloeden CN, Lydon M, Ponte G, Raftery SJ (2010) 'Motorcycling in Victoria: Preliminary findings of the evaluation of the Community Education and Policing Project', 2010 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, Canberra, 31 August - 3 September 2010.

Thompson JP, Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, Wundersitz LN (2010) 'Older drivers in rural and urban areas: Comparisons of crash, serious injury, and fatality rates', 2010 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, Canberra, 31 August - 3 September 2010.

Wundersitz LN, Doecke SD, Baldock MRJ (2010) Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2008 (CASR073), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Woolley JE, Ponte G, Wundersitz LN, Lindsay VL (2009) 'In-depth crash investigation at the Centre for Automotive Safety Research', Proceedings of 3rd Expert Symposium on Accident Research, pp 15-23.

Woolley JE, Baldock MRJ (2009) Review of Western Australian drug driving laws (CASR064), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Wundersitz LN, Hiranandani K, Baldock MRJ (2009) Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2007 (CASR058), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Anderson RWG, Baldock MRJ (2008) Vehicle improvements to reduce the number and severity of rear end crashes (CASR052), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Berndt A, Mathias JL (2008) 'The functional correlates of older drivers' on-road driving test errors', Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 24(3), pp 204-223.

Baldock MRJ, Kloeden CN, McLean AJ (2008) In-depth research into rural road crashes (CASR057), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Thompson JP, Mathias JL (2008) 'Self-regulation of driving behaviour among older drivers: Findings from a five year follow-up', Proceedings of 2008 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, pp 470-478.

Baldock MRJ (2008) Best Practice criteria in practical driving test of medically referred drivers (CASR013), Centre for Automotive Safety research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ (2008) 'Cannabis and the Risk of Crash Involvement', Flinders Journal of Law Reform, 10(3), pp 795-814.

Lindsay VL, Baldock MRJ (2008) 'Medical conditions as a contributing factor in crash causation', Proceedings of 2008 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, pp 610-622.

Wundersitz LN, Baldock MRJ (2008) Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2005 (CASR035), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Wundersitz LN, Baldock MRJ (2008) Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2006 (CASR043), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Wundersitz LN, Baldock MRJ (2008) Review of the literature on coffee stops as a road safety measure (CASR041), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, McLean AJ, Berndt A (2007) 'Visual attention as a predictor of on-road driving performance of older drivers', Australian Journal of Psychology, 59(3), pp 159-168.

Baldock MRJ, Woolley JE, Wundersitz LN, McLean AJ (2007) Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2004 (CASR031), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Wundersitz LN, McLean AJ (2007) 'Mobile random breath testing in South Australia', T2007 International Council for Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety Conference, Seattle, USA, 26-30 August 2007.

Baldock MRJ (2007) Review of the literature on cannabis and crash risk (CASR010), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Wundersitz LN, Baldock MRJ, Woolley JE, McLean AJ (2007) Annual performance indicators of enforced driver behaviours in South Australia, 2003 (CASR030), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, McLean AJ, Berndt A (2006) 'Self-regulation of driving and its relationship to driving ability among older adults', Accident Analysis & Prevention, 38(5), pp 1038-1045.

Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, McLean AJ, Kloeden CN, Berndt A (2006) 'Self-regulation of driving and older drivers' functional abilities', Clinical Gerontologist, 30(1), pp 53-70.

Baldock MRJ, Long AD, Lindsay VL, McLean AJ (2005) Rear end crashes (CASR018), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, McLean AJ, Kloeden CN, Berndt A (2005) 'Self-regulation of driving and older drivers' functional abilities', 2005 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing, Education Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 14-16 November 2005.

Baldock MRJ, McLean AJ (2005) Older drivers: Crash involvement rates and causes (CASR015), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, McLean AJ (2005) The economic cost and impact of the road toll on South Australia (CASR009), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Burns NR, Kremer SM, Baldock MRJ (2005) Development of peripheral vision tests for driver assessment (CASR019), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

McLean AJ, Kloeden CN, Ponte G, Baldock MRJ, Lindsay VL, Van Den Berg AL (2005) Rollover crashes (CASR026), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, McLean AJ, Berndt A (2004) 'Self regulation of driving and its relationship to driving ability among older adults', 3rd International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 5-9 September 2004.

Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, McLean AJ, Berndt A (2004) 'Self regulation of driving and its relationship to driving ability among older adults', Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, Perth, Australia, 14-16 November 2004.

Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, McLean AJ, Berndt A (2004) 'Self-reported medication use and on-road driving performance of older drivers', T2004 -17th International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 8-13 August 2004.

Baldock MRJ, McLean AJ, Kloeden CN (2004) Front side window tinting visual light transmittance requirements (CASR002), Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ (2004) Self-regulation of the driving behaviour of older drivers (PhD thesis).

Baldock MRJ, Kloeden CN, McLean AJ (2002) 'In depth study of rural road crashes in South Australia', Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety, pp 517-522.

Baldock MRJ, Mathias JL, Kloeden CN, McLean AJ (2002) 'The effects of age on road crash patterns in South Australia from 1994-1998', Proceedings of Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, pp 15-20.

Harrison W, Newman S, Baldock MRJ, McLean AJ (2002) Issues in developing best practice in drink driving enforcement (RC1650-1), ARRB Transport Research.

Wundersitz LN, Kloeden CN, McColl R, Baldock MRJ, McLean AJ (2002) 'Speeding in metropolitan Adelaide: A situation analysis', Proceedings of Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, pp 257-262.

McLean AJ, Baldock MRJ, Kloeden CN (2001) 'Rural indepth crash investigation', Proceedings of Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference, pp 222-227 (vol 2).

Wundersitz LN, Baldock MRJ, McColl R, Allsopp J (2001) 'Rural speed situation analysis', Proceedings of National Speed and Road Safety Conference, p F2b.

Baldock MRJ, O'Connor P, McLean AJ (2000) Graduated driver licensing in South Australia (1/2000), Office of Road Safety, SA Department of Transport, Adelaide.

Kloeden CN, McLean AJ, Baldock MRJ, Cockington AT (1999) Severe and fatal car crashes due to roadside hazards, Road Accident Research Unit, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Bailey TJ (1998) Random breath testing in South Australia: operation and effectiveness, 1997 (3/98), Office of Road Safety, SA Department of Transport, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ, Kloeden CN, McLean AJ (1998) Window tinting and night driving: a dual task investigation (2/98), Office of Road Safety, SA Department of Transport, Adelaide.

Baldock MRJ (1998) 'Analysis of South Australian accident data involving child cyclists', in Children Cycling in Traffic: statistical, developmental and legal perspectives, TJ Bailey, AH Natora (eds), Federal Office of Road Safety, Transport and Communiations, pp 27-34.

Baldock MRJ, White M (1997) Random breath testing in South Australia operation and effectiveness 1996 (3/97), Office of Road Safety, South Australian Department of Transport, Adelaide.