• 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

Two TARS Researchers Received Award from Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS)

On Wed, Nov. 12 2014, two TARS researchers, Prof Grzebieta and Ms Mooren, received special acknowledgement of their outstanding achievements in road safety by the Governor General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, at the Annual Awards Ceremony organised by the Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS).


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UN World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Sunday Nov. 16 is the UN World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. In 2005, UN voted the 3rd Sunday of November as the ‘World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims’. The main aim of the Day of Remembrance is to draw attention to the epidemic scale of road traffic deaths and injuries. In particular, the 2014 theme is “Speed kills – design out speeding”.


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Australasian New Car Assessment Program awarded 2014 Global NCAP Consumer Champion

His Majesty Prince Michael of Kent, cousin of Queen Elizabeth, presented the Global NCAP Award at the Global NCAP Forum in Melbourne on 6th May, 2014.


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UN_Road_Safety_Resolution

On 10 April, 2014 the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on “Improving global road safety”.


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