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08 February 2019 - UNSW world-leading road safety expert awarded international honour
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Global road safety expert Professor Raphael Grzebieta has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Kenneth Stone Award.
08 February 2019 - Cycling fatalities almost halved since introduction of mandatory helmet laws
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A UNSW Sydney study has shown a clear link between mandatory helmet laws and a drastic reduction in cycling fatalities.
01 February 2019 - Car crash deaths: speed limit in busy pedestrian areas too high
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The speed limit in areas with high pedestrian activity should be reduced to 30 to 40km/hr – rather than Australia’s current 50 km/h, a new study by UNSW scientists recommends.
02 January 2019 - Ann Williamson appointed Emeritus Professor at UNSW Aviation
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TARS Research Centre's Director, Professor Ann Williamson, retired from UNSW at the end of 2018. She will however continue her long association with the University, and has been conferred the title of.....
02 January 2019 - Ann Williamson appointed Emeritus Professor at UNSW Aviation
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TARS Research Centre's Director, Professor Ann Williamson, retired from UNSW at the end of 2018. She will however continue her long association with the University, and has been conferred the title of.....
26 September 2018 - Study of Alertness and Driving
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Maintaining alertness while driving is a major safety concern in Australia and around the world. We are currently seeking drivers aged 18 - 65 to participate in a simulator-based study exploring this .....
26 September 2018 - Alertness and Driving
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Maintaining alertness while driving is a major safety concern in Australia and around the world. We are currently seeking drivers aged 18 - 65 to participate in a simulator-based study exploring this.....
26 September 2018 - Alertness and Driving
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Maintaining alertness while driving is a major safety concern in Australia and around the world. We are currently seeking drivers aged 18 - 65 to participate in a simulator-based study exploring this.....
12 March 2018 - Development of a higher-order instruction coding taxonomy for observational data
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Observation studies have long held an important role in behavioural research, with naturalistic driving studies an example rapidly increasing in popularity. This includes use of video-based recordings.....
06 November 2017 - Shifting Approaches to Young Driver Safety in Great Britain
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This week sees the release of a TARS Research co-authored report for the RAC Foundation in the UK on ways to shift some enduring well-intended but misaligned perspectives and approaches to young drive.....
13 October 2017 -
ARSC2017 Paper Award
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A paper presented by a TARS researcher at the more....