• We will likely miss 2020 targets for road deaths
    – and serious injuries increased
  • Projections (without new measures are for increasing deaths and serious injuries beyond 2020)
    – As existing counter-measures have diminishing returns
  • While fatality rates in cities are equal to world leaders, regional and remote fatality rates are extraordinarily high
  • Recent trends highlight challenges
    • In Victoria and South Australia
    • For motorcyclists, in 70-90km/hour speed limits
    • For pedestrians over 75 years of age
    • Increases associated with drug use
    • Involving rigid trucks
  • Cost effective measures include:
    • Targeted infrastructure measures
    • Reduced speed limits