Clients and Projects
World Bank: Nepal Road Safety Agency
Engaged to work with local project team preparing legislation to establish a lead agency for road safety in Nepal. Investigate governmental structures and related road safety management opportunities, provide guidance and training for local stakeholders, review draft legislation for consultation, and present to government.
Austroads Project SAG 1871: Vehicle as Workplace
Engaged to work with work health and safety (WHS) regulators across Australia and New Zealand to develop an ongoing engagement strategy for road safety and WHS agencies, and prepare the first comprehensive guidance in either Australia or New Zealand for organisations whose employees are exposed to road traffic safety risks.
Transport for New South Wales, Maritime Safety Centre: Evaluation of Safety Cameras
Engaged to review the impact of measures taken to address dangerous and anti-social behaviour by jet ski riders on Sydney’s waterways. A particular focus was the analysis of data to assess the benefit of fixed enforcement cameras and to make recommendations for process improvements. The review measured community expectations and attitudes through online surveys and stakeholder interviews.
EU Horizon 2020 Project GA724029: SaferAfrica
Engaged through Sapienza Universita di Roma as part of a European Union funded road safety project in Africa to provide training on road safety management, conduct a road safety management capacity review for South Africa, and provide expert input on a range of other project inputs including capacity reviews, preparation of action plans, and safe system project specifications.
Asian Development Bank TA8987: Myanmar Road Network Management & Safety
In association with PADECO, a Japanese development consultancy, engaged to deliver the road safety component of a technical assistance project in Myanmar. This comprehensive development project addressed road safety management requirements, investment planning, crash data systems, vehicle safety regulation, driver licensing, behaviour change planning and infrastructure safety. Training and development workshops, field research, interviews with key stakeholders, one-on-one executive support.
International Transport Forum: Latin America Road Safety Benchmarking Study
Engaged through the International Traffic Safety Data Analysis Group (IRTAD) for expert review of a road safety benchmarking study of ten countries in Latin America, and preparation of a summary document for presentation to relevant Ministers at 2017 ITF meeting in Leipzig.
Centre for Road Safety, Transport for New South Wales: Evaluation of 40 km/h Speed Limits
Engaged to undertake a major evaluation of the implementation and impact of 40km/h speed limits in New South Wales, particularly in relation to vulnerable road user safety, traffic, amenity and social impacts. Literature review, stocktake of current sites, program management review, crash analysis, stakeholder workshops, community survey, and advice on future program directions.
VicRoads: Autonomous Vehicles Policy
Provision of policy advice and drafting of Victorian submission to the National Transport Commission review of regulatory impacts of autonomous vehicles.
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure: Road Safety Action Plan
Advice to support the development and drafting of a Road Safety Action Plan 2018-2019.
Austroads Project SSP6038: Key Road Safety Interventions
In association with ARRB Group, delivered a strategic project to assist in achieving the 2020 road safety targets of New Zealand and Australia: identify potential interventions; seek input from jurisdictions regarding implementation practicality and cost; and modeling to determine the impact of each intervention on expected fatalities and serious injuries in 2020.
Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP): Senegal Road Safety Agency
Work with the Ministry of Transport, and related road transport agencies (highways, road fund, public transport, insurance etc) to analyse the management of road safety in Senegal, assess the implementation of the National Plan for Road Safety, identify and analyse options to establish an agency to coordinate road safety in Senegal, define the status, legal nature and attributes of the preferred option, and identify associated human and financial resources necessary to operationalise the road safety agency.
Transport Accident Commission: Strategic Motorcycle Safety Opportunities
Review of the implementation of motorcycle safety programs in Victoria, engagement with stakeholders, and identification of strategy opportunities to support the launch of the Victorian Road Safety Strategy and Action Plan.
Austroads: Upgrade of practices to meet National Identity Proofing Guidelines
Engaged on a series of projects to upgrade national identity proofing processes for driver licensing: desktop review of identity proofing practices within driver licensing authorities against new National Identity Proofing Guidelines; national risk assessment of the area in accordance with AS/NZS ISO 31001 Risk Management; national implementation plan, focusing on Document Verification Service.
Africa Transport Policy Program SSATP: City of Addis Ababa Road Safety Strategy
Engaged to support City of Addis Ababa in their work with the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety. Prepare a strategic data analysis, engage with key stakeholders within city, consult with international development partners, workshop then draft good practice road safety strategy and implementation roadmap in a city where over 80% of fatalities are pedestrians, and over 67% involve commercial vehicles.
Austroads: Safety Management Systems for Road Agencies
In association with ARRB Group, project lead to prepare advice on how road agencies in Australia and New Zealand can apply ISO 39001 Road Traffic Safety Management Systems to their network operations. Substantial questionnaire to road agencies, statistical analysis, and reporting of safety management practices. Preparation of a “Starter’s Guide” for road agencies wishing to develop safety management systems.
VicRoads: Whole of Government Fleet Procurement Policy
Provided advice for the standards to be set for government fleet vehicles to maximise safety whilst meeting budget constraints. Project delivered background analysis, policy options and presentation of recommended policy.
BCM: Road Safety Marketing and Communications Strategy
Partnered with BCM agency to win a major new road safety publicity and education contract for Queensland Transport and Main Roads, reoriented towards a social change approach. Prepared strategy document to drive campaign, drawing upon Queensland road safety data analysis, good practice review of road safety marketing and communications programs.
University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia: Essentials of ISO 39001
Delivery of three day training program to 40 participants, including Saudi Aramco, Ministries of Interior, Transport and Education, municipal authorities, and consultants. Initial advice on current readiness to gain certification to ISO 39001.
Commonwealth Office of Transport Security: Identity Proofing Risk Assessment and Management Plan
Document and analyse current identity proofing processes for Aviation and Maritime Security Identity Cards, analyse identity proofing risks and prepare a risk management plan to address key issues, in accordance with the National Identity Proofing Guidelines and AS/NZS ISO 31001.
TUV Nord Vietnam: ISO 39001 Audit
Engaged to work with four major transportation companies in Vietnam to provide expert input and advice as safety management systems were developed and documented. Concise system improvement reports used by TUV Nord and clients to improve safety results, and achieve the first certification to ISO 39001 in Vietnam.
World Bank: Ukraine Road Safety Management Capacity Review
Leadership of a strategic development exercise to assess road safety management capacity within the Government of Ukraine, advise on a multisectoral road safety strategy and the potential establishment of a road safety lead agency, and prepare a fundable five year action plan, for integration within USD500 million highway development project.
Government of Australian Capital Territory: Review of Road Safety Camera Siting Criteria and Locations
Develop site selection criteria for each of the ACT’s fixed speed camera enforcement technologies (midblock, red-light and point to point cameras), and provide advice on whether any existing cameras should be relocated to alternative locations, leading to removal of a poorly sited point to point system and replacing it with a higher priority site.
New Zealand Ministry of Transport: Mid-Term Road Safety Strategy Evaluation
Engaged to conduct full mid-term evaluation of New Zealand’s 10 year road safety strategy Safer Journeys, based on analysis of results, interventions, and management systems in place to deliver those interventions, then stakeholder engagement on and preparation of high value options for inclusion in the third and final action plan.
World Bank: Saudi Arabia Safety Analysis & Advice
Engaged to undertake a capacity needs assessment for the Government of Saudi Arabia, and address two specific policy related issues – safety regulation controls on public transport operators, and advice on site selection processes for speed cameras.
World Bank: Tamil Nadu Road Safety Management Capacity Review
Engaged to work with the Tamil Nadu Highways Department to review the road safety management capacity of the Government of Tamil Nadu, and design a multi-year safe system demonstration project in this state which has over 70 million people, the second biggest economy in India, and the worst rate of fatality, in preparation for USD750 million road sector development project.
Austroads: Evaluation of implementation of Australian National Road Safety Strategy 2011-2020
In association with the Centre for Automotive Safety Research at the University of Adelaide, review initial implementation of the national strategy, consult national stakeholders, and advise on priorities and options for next action plan. This major report to Austroads facilitated Ministerial decisions on new national action plan for road safety.
Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP): African Road Safety Management Framework
Research, draft, consult and finalise a management framework for national road safety lead agencies in Africa setting out critical tasks and guidance for addressing key challenges within an overall management framework. Prepare and run development and validation workshops, firstly with the assistance of the West African Road Safety Organisation and then for the wider SSATP membership.
New Zealand Accident Compensation Corporation: Fleet Safety Programme Review
Engaged by New Zealand’s monopoly injury insurer to conduct a full process and impact review of the Fleet Safety Programme (a multi-agency programme to encourage better safety responses from fleet managers) and advise on how to improve working relationships amongst delivery partners.
Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP): Ethiopia Road Safety Lead Agency Capacity Building
Engaged to work with the National Road Safety Council as part of a lead agency strengthening program. A high level review of the current road safety strategy to 2020 was conducted, a road safety management handbook was prepared (breaking down key activities on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis), and a strategic action plan developed.
VicRoads: Road Safety Leadership Capability Review
Engaged after major restructuring of the organisation resulted in the disaggregation of road safety responsibilities through all parts of VicRoads to undertake a review of road safety leadership capability in this exemplar lead agency.
Austroads: Overseas Driver Licensing Policy
Examine the road safety and enforcement issues arising from long stay temporary visa holders driving indefinitely in Australia on an overseas licence, and to evaluate the current policy and regulatory frameworks of each jurisdiction and New Zealand and propose recommendations to ensure that this cohort of drivers is being effectively managed.
World Health Organisation Vietnam Country Office: Safety Management Systems Training
Engaged in 2013 and again in 2014 to prepare and deliver training organised by the WHO Vietnam Country Office and the Vietnam Transportation Association, review and make specific recommendations regarding transport companies’ safety plans and advise on pathway through to wider use of safety management systems for transport operators.