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The Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q)

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The Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q) is one of the leading centres in Australia dedicated to research, education and outreach activities in road safety, and is a vital player in the international pursuit of road safety. CARRS-Q exemplifies an approach to shaping and informing public debate that works through long-term partnerships with key government and industry bodies. The Centre was founded by well-known and respected Professor of Psychology Mary Sheehan and is currently headed by Professor Narelle Haworth with a very strong support team of leading academics. CARRS-Q undertakes research into road safety and injury prevention in order to address the enormous human, economic and social costs resulting from road crashes. The Centre has a commitment to achieve real and long-term results by providing research based information to policy makers and the community. CARRS-Q research projects are grouped into the following themes: - Intelligent Transport Systems - Occupational Safety - Regulation and Enforcement - Road Safety Infrastructure - School and Community Injury Prevention - Vulnerable Road Users The Centre is part of the School of Psychology and Counselling in the Faculty of Health at Queensland University of Technology. CARRS-Q is a member of the Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Domain of the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) and is based at the Kelvin Grove campus of QUT.

Publications

Research areas

Vulnerable Road Users
School and Community Injury Prevention
Road safety
Occupational Safety
Injury prevention
Intelligent Transport Systems
Regulation and Enforcement
Road Safety Infrastructure

Contacts

Phone: +61 7 3138 4905

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Date record created:
2015-04-29T14:40:39
Date record modified:
2016-12-02T12:17:03
Record status:
Published - Open Access