Interim Report

Interim Report

3 May 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-431-3

View the report as a single document - (PDF 657KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the committee (PDF 22KB)
Recommendations (PDF 59KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and overview (PDF 160KB)

Conduct of the inquiry to date
Need for the interim report
Structure of the interim report
Social and economic cost of road trauma
Vulnerable road users

Chapter 2 - Vehicle design and technology (PDF 178KB)

Benefits of new technology
Barriers to new technology
Increasing access to new technology
Upcoming new technology
Reform of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989
Heavy vehicles

Chapter 3 - Road safety in regional and rural Australia (PDF 105KB)

Road quality
Driver behaviour

Chapter 4 - Australia's heavy vehicle industry (PDF 82KB)

Safe payment systems
Heavy vehicle driver licensing
Overseas drivers
Heavy Vehicle National Law
Heavy vehicle driver training

Additional comments from the Australian Greens (PDF 45KB)

Safety of cyclists, pedestrians and motorcyclists

Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 43KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 30KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511