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How we describe autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing services is a “gigantic lot of nonsense”

An international transport expert believes that the language and expressions now commonly used to describe new transport technologies and services are grossly distorting our view of future. This week at a major transport conference in Adelaide, keynote speaker Professor Graham Currie from Monash University, will discuss the gross misconceptions he believes we have about the

Amy Gillett Foundation – making awareness of vulnerable road users a part of driver training

The Amy Gillett Foundation was established in 2005 following the tragic death of competitive Australian cyclists Amy Gillett, who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Germany while training with the Australian women’s cycling team. The foundation has become the leading cycling Safety organisation in Australia. They have just partners with the Ford Driving

Anita Curnow – Transport engineering is about people

In September 2018 students in post graduate and undergraduate courses at Monash University in Melbourne organised a Transportation Engineering Student Leadership Summit. The summit started with a keynote speech from Anita Curnow who is the Executive Director of Access and operations at VicRoads, the road authority for the state of Victoria. Students commented that Anita’s

Cycling and the driver training process

Cycling and the driver licensing process The Ford Driving Skills for Life program has been expanding its reach since it started four years ago. Now they have entered a partnership with the Amy Gillett Foundation to help drivers understand how to safely share the road with cyclists and other vulnerable road users. The Amy Gillett