Annually, around 1300 people die, and 33,000 are seriously injured, on Australian roads. This project aims to
provide Australia with answers to some intractable, high priority, road safety problems that cannot be
answered using current methods. It will use a revolutionary new approach, the naturalistic driving study, to
analyse and understand what people actually do in real time when they drive their cars, in normal and
safety-critical situations, and provide a paradigm shift in the way road safety data are collected and analysed.
The project will derive new injury countermeasures that will save hundreds of lives and prevent thousands of