Parliamentary Committees Turn Road Safety Research and Ideas into Practice: Examples from Australia

Road safety is a major public health issues that exists on a global basis with work occurring in areas including drunk driving, young drivers, older drivers, motorcyclists and unlicensed driving. This article fills a gap in our understanding of the role of parliamentary committees in the road safety policy development process by reviewing existing literature. It firstly considers the work that Australian road safety committees have completed to date and then identifies corresponding improvements in practice. The contribution that researchers can make to this process is also reviewed.


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  • Accession Number: 01144176
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 3 2009 1:56PM