• 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

ANDS Progress Report - 100th Vehicle Installed in Sydney

The 100th vehicle has been installed at our Sydney site this week.


NSW SafeWork Certificate of Appreciation

TARS researcher Lori Mooren recently was awarded a certificate of appreciation by Executive Director of SafeWork NSW, Mr Peter Dunphy for assisting the agency in the development of a program to address safety in the road-freight transport industry.


Safety Management Practices for Improving Safety in Trucking Companies

We are looking for interested trucking companies to take part in a study to determine the effectiveness of specific safety management practices for improving safety in trucking companies. As part of the study free assistance will be provided to companies seeking to improve their safety performance.


Queuing and Waiting for Long-Distance Truck Drivers

We are looking for heavy-truck drivers to tell us about their recent good and bad experiences of queuing and waiting at customers. Tell us online or call 1800 320 509 to set up an interview.