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Undertaking a Safe System Audit

Beer, K, Owen, B, Davidson, G


ARSC conference 2016

EXTENDED ABSTRACT: Before the release of the Austroads Safe System Assessment Framework, Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd developed a methodology and template to advance road safety praxis by undertaking Safe System Audits.

This paper outlines the principles of Safe System Auditing and uses as a case study - the Safe System Audit for the ACT Government in relation to on-road intersection activities such as windscreen washing, entertaining, collecting, selling and advertising.

The outcomes of the audit were a set of fifteen recommendations grouped into categories; safer road and roadside treatments, for safer vehicles, for safer road users, and for safer speeds.