Road safety is an issue of global concern, and CARRS-Q is committed to participating internationally, as well as nationally, in efforts to promote road safety and reduce road fatalities and injuries through its research activities. CARRS-Q is fully committed to the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety.
Our international and cross-cultural research projects (commissioned through grants or as part of higher degree research) have included the following:
- drink driving in China
- speeding in China and Australia
- disability and road safety in Cambodia
- steep and hazardous roads in Malaysia
- influence of fatalism and superstition on road safety in Pakistan
- factors influencing the safety of motorcycle rickshaws as a transport mode in Pakistan
- modelling the influence of road and travel variables on pedestrian safety in Ethiopia
- alcohol-related crash risk for drivers and pedestrians in Ghana
- development of a compendium of best practice motorcycle safety interventions for APEC countries
- injury severity of pedestrian crashes in Singapore
In addition, CARRS-Q conducts international capacity building programs to assist government, industry and communities to inform policy and implement solutions.