Proponents of autonomous vehicles often claim that they will reduce road accidents by over 90%. But Alan Thomas from the Automotive Consultancy CAVT has thrown doubt on this figure.
In the near future, new cars in Australia will need to have automatic emergency braking if they are to get a five star ANCAP safety rating. Speaking on a webinar organised by the Australian Road Research Board, James Goodwin, the CEO of ANCAP noted
The headline in Fairfax Media read: “Andrew Leigh urges NSW government to support Canberra to Sydney high-speed train” We need to get beyond the headlines. “High Speed” is a relative term. The latest proposal on the table is not a very fast train with
ATIPM member Graeme Pattison has passed on a historical video that the NSW Road Authority has found and placed on YouTube. It is unedited film with no sound track of the DMR stand at the 1969 Royal Easter Show. It was time when road
Fairfax media has just reported that the NSW State Government has said that planning for a transport corridor in Sydney’s southern suburbs must not consider public transport. This ties in with a story we did last week about the Corridor inquires in Sydney in
An interesting paper titled “Transfer Penalties Vary with the Weather!” quantifies an important point. The paper is by Professor Graham Currie, chair of Public Transport (Transport Engineering) at Monash University. It concludes amongst other things that transfer penalties – the discomfort factor from having