Safe System complementary thinking on the Bruce Highway
Keywords: Safer Road Infrastructure, Road Safety Engineering, Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Engineering
Submission Date: November 10, 2016 Journal
One of the traps often confronting road safety engineers is a project level solution with an improvement focus directed solely on the ‘here and now’ and without considering the contextual longer term asset and management implications. Naively hoping that funding will match the requirement to complete all projects to the same standard of treatment will lead to increases in crash rates at other locations with marginal, at best, improvements in safety to the network overall.