MUARC - TAC Enhanced Crash Investigation Study (ECIS) Expert Panel (8)

  • Fitzharris, M. (Organiser)
  • Bruce Corben (Member of programme committee)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Description

The workshop introduced the MUARC-TAC ECIS program and brought together representatives from the Transport Accident Commission (TAC), Victoria Police, VicRoads, the Department of Justice and Community Services (Victoria), the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (VIFM), the RACV, and Monash University. In total, there were 23 attendees.

The objective focused on four serious injury crashes. Discussion centred on ways to reduce the incidence of similar crashes and eliminate serious injury. The implications for road safety strategy was also discussed. The Workshop also included a presentation titled, "Human error as the ‘cause’ vs infrastructure-vehicle solutions as the fix: what should the balance be?" (Fitzharris, Corben).

This event was the 8th in a series of 9 Expert Panels. A/Prof Fitzharris led the discussions.
Period1 Dec 2015
Event typeWorkshop
LocationMelbourne, Australia, VictoriaShow on map
Degree of RecognitionRegional

Keywords

  • crash
  • serious injury
  • stategy
  • research
  • safe system
  • risk
  • human error
  • infrastructure
  • vehicles