Making Tasmanian roads motorcycle friendly: lake Leake road demonstration project
Submission Date: 2019
Lake Leake Road, a popular Tasmanian motorcycle touring route, also presents as the State’s highest risk motorcycle road. To consider optimum risk mitigation strategies: (a) experienced motorcycle riders alongside road safety auditors both examined the road on instrumented bikes that recorded road conditions and the riders’ observations; and (b) the results were workshopped with representatives from major stakeholder groups. This method is observed to have both technical validity and social validity by covering all of the elements of the Safe System – Safer Roads, Safer Speeds, Safer Vehicles, Post-Crash Care and Safer People.