1970 …2023

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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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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