Get on your bike, Queensland

Black and white, out-of-focus photo of a bike and rider on the road

Yesterday, the Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply, Mark Bailey MP hosted a forum to help shape a new cycling strategy for Queensland. The forum allowed cycling stakeholders from across Queensland to have their say, and for the Minister to hear first-hand what Queenslanders want … Read more

Speak up for road safety – Danielle’s story

  Thursday 19 February 2009 is a day that will forever be etched in my memory. It was to be a day of celebration, a day to celebrate my youngest boy’s 5th birthday. I spent my lunch break laughing and chatting with work colleagues decorating a birthday cake. After work I collected my two youngest … Read more

A little further north each year

There has been a bit of news of late in relation to the movement of the earth and our compensation for it. The tectonic plate on which the Australian continent sits  is moving roughly northwards at the rate of around 7cm per year. The practical upshot of this is that using a standalone GPS, such … Read more

Young driver licensing – the Queensland journey

Queensland is the capital of road safety this week, with more than 300 researchers and practitioners meeting in Brisbane for the Sixth International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (2-5 August 2016). I was pleased to give conference delegates a policy perspective of Queensland’s experience of reforming licensing for young drivers – and our ongoing … Read more