2013 A Safe System: The Road Safety Discussion

6-8 November 2013

National Wine Centre,  Adelaide, Australia

Conference Program

Photo collage & Summary plus (downloadable photos)


Conference Organising Committee (SA Chapter Committee) – Dr Jeremy Woolley (Chair), Ross McColl (Motor Accident Commission, Emily Cornes (DPTI), Robert Fauser (South Australia Police), Peter Mount (Motorcycle Riders Associaton), Rob Atkinson (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons), Suzanne McMillan (DPTI), Martin Small (Independent Consultant), Greg Howard (SA Metropolitan Fire Service), Charles Mountain (Royal Automobile Association)


Scientific Committee    Dr Jeremy Woolley (Chair), Associate Professor Teresa Senserick, Dr Kerry Armstrong, Jessica Truong, Peter Palamara


Conference proceedings All the abstracts & papers submitted for peer review as part of the 2013 Australasian College of Road Safety National Conference were subject to an independent peer review process, conducted under the auspices of the Conference’s Scientific Committee. The peer reviews were undertaken by members of the Scientific Committee. This peer review process meets the HERDC guidelines. All papers presented at the conference were supplied to registered conference delegates via this website.


Lauchlan McIntosh, ACRS President: Opening Address

Hon Michael O’Brien, SA Minister for Road Safety: Inaugural Address


Keynote Speaker presentations

Paul Willis, Royal Institute of Australia – Communicating road safety and science

Richard (Dick) Albin, US Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board – Presentation

Associate Professor Daryl Wall, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons -Presentation


Dinner speaker

Barry Cohen, Road Toll Can be Cut to Zero Speech


Special Workshop Presentations

Models for forecasting changes in crash numbers in response to road safety interventions

Mr Johan Strandroth - Swedish Roads Administration, Sweden

Assoc Prof. Robert Anderson & Giulio Ponte - Centre for Automotive Safety Research

Dr Bruce Corben & Dr David Logan - Corben Consulting & Monash University Accident Research respectively


Individual papers may be viewed on the ACRS Conference & Journal Papers Database.