• What is TARS?

    Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research Centre is a UNSW research centre 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 Performance Project wins prestigious AIPN Award

Quad Bike Performance Project research team receives Australasian Injury Prevention Network 2019 Award for Achievement in Practice in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion.


Raphael Grzebieta earns second lifetime achievement award for road safety

UNSW Professor Raphael Grzebieta receives Lifetime Research Award at the 2019 National Transport Research Awards.


TARS Researchers Promoted

Soufiane Boufous and Julie Hatfield promoted to Associate Professor, with effect from 1 January 2020.


UNSW world-leading road safety expert awarded international honour

Global road safety expert Professor Raphael Grzebieta has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Kenneth Stone Award.