Maxwell Cameron

Professor

1970 …2020

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Personal profile

Biography

Max Cameron is a Professor (Research) in the Monash University Accident Research Centre, where he has worked since 1990. He holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in statistics and a Ph.D. for his thesis on methods of evaluation of road trauma countermeasures. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, U.K.

Max has worked in the road safety field in Australia since 1965, with extensive experience in road safety research and its management, and in road safety policy formulation and strategic planning. He has special skills in road crash data analysis and countermeasure evaluation in the behavioural, vehicle and road environment safety areas. His research interests have included rating the crashworthiness of cars, evaluations of speed enforcement, random breath testing, and mass media publicity, and the economic benefits of these road safety measures. He has provided consultancy advice to the European Commission DG-TREN through the EU Safety Ratings Advisory Committee, the SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research in the Netherlands, the government of the Republic of Ireland, the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government in South Africa, the Land Transport Safety Authority in New Zealand, and road safety agencies throughout Australia.

Research area keywords

  • Police
  • Road safety countermeasure evaluation
  • Road safety statistics
  • crash models
  • speed
  • enforcement
  • camera
  • injury
  • vehicle occupant
  • collision
  • passenger car unit
  • passive safety system
  • statistics
  • vehicle safety
  • crashworthiness
  • crash test

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Projects

Research Output

Evaluation of The Road Safety Benefits of The Queensland Camera Detected Offence Program (CDOP) in 2017

Newstead, S., Budd, L., Thompson, L., Mulvihill, C. & Cameron, M., May 2020, Melbourne Vic Australia: Monash University. 104 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Evaluation of the ACT Road Safety Camera Program

Clark, B., Budd, L., Thompson, L., Cameron, M. & Newstead, S., Mar 2019, Melbourne Vic Australia: Monash University. 139 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Evaluation of the crash effects of Victoria’s fixed freeway speed cameras

Newstead, S., Diamantopoulou, K., Cameron, M. & Candappa, N., May 2019, Melbourne Vic Australia: MUARC. 56 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Trends in Crashworthiness of the New Zealand Fleet by Year of Manufacture: 1964 - 2017: Supplement to Report 338 - Vehicle safety Ratings estimated from Police-Reported Crash Data: 2019 Update

Newstead, S., Watson, L., Cameron, M. & Rampollard, C., 4 Sep 2019, Melbourne Vic Australia: Monash University. 53 p. (MUARC Report Series; vol. 338 Supplement)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

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Vehicle safety ratings estimated from police-reported crash data: 2019 Update: Australian and New Zealand crashes during 1987-2017

Newstead, S., Watson, L., Keall, M. D., Cameron, M. & Rampollard, C., 4 Sep 2019, Melbourne Vic Australia: Monash University. 362 p. (MUARC Report Series; vol. 338)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Open Access
File

Prizes

Award for Excellence in Innovation and External Collaboration

Cameron, Maxwell (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities

  • 1 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Submission to Inquiry into the Increase in Victoria’s Road Toll during 2019

Maxwell Cameron (Contributor), , Brian Fildes (Contributor), , David Logan (Contributor), , Sharon Newnam (Contributor), , Stuart Newstead (Contributor), , Karen Stephan (Contributor), & Kristie Young (Contributor)

2020

Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries