The Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q) was established in 1996 as a joint venture initiative of the Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to address the enormous human, economic and social costs resulting from road crashes. CARRS-Q was founded by renowned Emeritus Professor Mary Sheehan, and is currently headed by Professor Sharon Newnam, with a very strong support team of leading academics. The Centre is situated within QUT’s Faculty of Health, School of Psychology and Counselling.
- Multidisciplinary team
- High impact research influencing national and international policy
- Strong linkages with government, industry and the community
- Award-winning postgraduate education program
What do we do?
Through analysis of road user behaviour, we provide evidence-based research to inform future road safety policy to reduce fatalities and the burden of serious injury.
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