Road Safety in Australia: Successes, challenges for the future and possibilities for the USA

Professor Barry Watson is the Director of the Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q), which is based at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. He has more than 25 years experience in road safety research and policy development, arising from positions in government, industry, and academia. Barry has conducted research into a wide range of road user safety issues including drink driving, speeding, driver licensing, driver education, and traffic law enforcement, and has been involved in the development and delivery of courses in road safety and traffic psychology for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Barry is currently the Vice President of the Australasian College of Road Safety and an Executive Board member of the International Council on Alcohol, Drugs & Traffic Safety (ICADTS).

Please join us as he shares information about road safety in Australia and lessons for the USA, challenges for traffic law enforcement for the future, and a comparison of road safety approaches in Australia and the USA.

Here is a link to a recording to the webcast of this seminar.  References are attached.  BW's presentation at UMTRI - 22 January 2014 - final reference list.pdf

Event Date: 
01/22/2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Room 1755 SPH I (NOTE: ROOM CHANGE!)
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor
United States
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