A very informative seminar was held on 28 June 2017, kindly hosted by RMIT.
Mr Michael Batten is the senior sergeant in the Road Policing Command in Victoria Police. Lives lost on the roads in Victoria have been steadily reducing from over 1000 in the early 1970s down to 243 in 2013 but have increased slightly to 291 in 2016. Michael talked about the road policing strategies in Victoria and the importance of enforcement and achieving lower speeds.
Mr Daniel Mustata is a team leader in road safety and network improvement at VicRoads North West Region. Daniel discussed some of the road safety projects that VicRoads is undertaking, including some innovative ideas for improving safety on Sunbury Road, Eltham-Yarra Glen Road, in the Footscray area and along the Preston to CBD cycling corridor.
Mr David Williamson is a professional engineer with Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd. He has more than 30 years experience as a road safety and traffic engineer. David discussed the safe system concept and a newly developed Safe System Assessment Framework.