Tagged: road worker safety

Spotlight on Safety

Safety is Roads Australia’s number one policy priority – and today’s Spotlight on Safety industry breakfast sponsored by Altus was a positive opportunity to highlight some of the innovations being deployed across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom to …

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TMAA survey shows more work needed on road worker safety

The Traffic Management Association of Australia (TMAA) have released their annual Traffic Management summary White Paper. Since 2020, TMAA have engaged the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) to produce the survey and its findings with the aim of identifying and …

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Investing in road worker safety saves lives and money

Last week, Austroads released an economic analysis for their national initiative to harmonise temporary traffic management practices. The analysis estimated that roadside worksite crashes cost $3.2 billion over a 10-year period. However, the cost is not solely economic. The study …

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Altus Group set to accelerate growth

RA member Altus Group has announced that Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has taken a majority stake in the business. This will enable Altus to accelerate its growth in Australia, New Zealand and beyond and to facilitate a greater focus on …

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World-first for road worker safety in Queensland

Hugely positive news from Queensland this week, as Minister for Transport and Main Roads Hon. Mark Bailey MP announces that speed camera technology will target speeding drivers in school zones and roadworks across Queensland in a world-first road safety initiative. …

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WA announces safety improvements for road workers

The WA State Government has announced that automated traffic control devices will now be used on all highways, main roads and high volume, high speed local roads as part of measures aimed at protecting road workers. The measure is consistent …

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