• What is TARS?

    Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research is a research group at UNSW dedicated entirely to road and transport safety research. The philosophy of the road and transport safety research focus at the TARS is the safe system principle, commonly used in occupational health and safety and adopted by the Australian Transport Council in 2004. Read more..

Latest Transport and Road Safety News

Quad Bike Workplace Safety Survey

Do you use a quad bike for work purposes? If so, we would like you to complete this survey. The survey seeks to understand quad bike use and related crashes and injuries that occur in the workplace in Australia and New Zealand.


The Road Untravelled: New Pathways Towards Safer Novice Drivers

TARS and the NSW chapter of ACRS are hosting a workshop on novice drivers. The workshop and discussion panel will showcase the latest research insights into young drivers, driver education and licensing, including innovative new driver training approaches from the USA, Europe and Australia.


ANDS Progress Report - June 2016

The third summary progress report for the Australian Naturalistic Driving Study (ANDS) is now available. The infographic shows the current state of the project through the end of June 2016.