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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 .....
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....  

01 September 2016 - The Road Untravelled: New Pathways Towards Safer Novice Drivers
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TARS and the NSW chapter of ACRS recently are hosted thising a workshop on novice drivers. The workshop and discussion panel, will showcasinge the latest research insights into young drivers, driver e.....
01 July 2016 - ANDS Progress Report - June 2016
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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.
06 June 2016 - Study of Queuing and Waiting for Long-Distance Truck Drivers
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We are looking for heavy-truck drivers to tell us about their recent good and bad experiences of queuing and waiting at customers.
06 June 2016 - Study of Driver fatigue
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Driver fatigue 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 important issue.
01 June 2016 - The Road Untravelled: New Pathways Towards Safer Novice Drivers
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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 licensi.....
16 May 2016 - When a Driver's Licence is Not Just About Driving…
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In a collaborative study released today in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, we found that a driver's licence means a whole lot more than just access to driving in Aboriginal an.....
16 May 2016 - New Motorcycle Training and Assessment for Victoria
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Following a major research initiative led by TARS Research, VicRoads has introduced new mandatory training courses and assessments to gain a motorcycle licence in Victoria. Going back to first princip.....