Heavy vehicle safety remains a serious issue in Australia. While we are seeing a decline in fatal heavy vehicle crashes overall; the number of fatal crashes involving heavy rigid vehicles has remained relatively unchanged over the last decade with a significant proportion occurring in urban road environments.

This report provides a summary of the practices identified and reviewed as part of a 2018 Churchill Fellowship awarded by the NRMA-ACT Road Safety Trust to Investigate Best Practice to Improve Heavy Vehicle Safety in Urban Environments.