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VIC Chapter Seminar Series #1, ‘Protecting Vulnerable Road Users’

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The ACRS Victorian Chapter, AITPM and RACV have come together to offer an online road safety webinar series. This series is relevant for all practitioners across the country. There are six sessions and each will explore the steps needed to move closer towards zero lives lost or seriously injured on the road. We will hear…

The ACRS Victorian Chapter, AITPM and RACV have come together to offer an online road safety webinar series. This series is relevant for all practitioners across the country. There are six sessions and each will explore the steps needed to move closer towards zero lives lost or seriously injured on the road.

We will hear from strategists and practitioners about their experiences and they will offer solutions the industry needs to implement in order to create a safer system to eliminate trauma from the road network.

Please join us for the first event of this series that will will focus on cyclists and motorcyclists. We will hear from Dr Marilyn Johnson of the Amy Gillett Foundation and Kenn Beer, Principal Engineer of Safe System Solutions.

 

Wednesday, 18th November 2020 12:30pm – 1:30pm AEDT

AITPM Members: Free
Non-members: $20

Dr Marilyn Johnson is one of Australia’s leading cycling safety research experts. She is a Senior Researcher at the Monash University Institute of Transport Studies where she leads the Active Transport and Micro-Mobility group.

Marilyn is also the Research and Policy Manager at the Amy Gillett Foundation and was a major contributor the national campaign, a metre matters that changed the road rules to improve safety when drivers and cyclists share the roads in Australia.

 

Kenn Beer is recognised as a world leader in motorcycle safety infrastructure. He has been an advisor to governments of Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Thailand and the USA (California and Colorado) on the topic. He managed the Victorian Motorcycle Safety Levy infrastructure program that reduced fatal and serious injuries for motorcyclists. Kenn is a licenced motorcycle rider, accredited senior road safety auditor, qualified trainer and assessor, registered engineer and passionate road safety advocate.



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