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This issue of RoadWatch is generated from our old publications website which is no longer being updated. Publications and webinars you won’t have access to on the old site include: Publications Austroads Annual Report 2017-18 Level of Service Requirements for Freight on Rural Roads and Refinement of Heavy Vehicle Roughness Band Index Webinar recordings Establishing Extended Hours Delivery Trials Connected and Automated Vehicles Open Data Suggested Good Practice for…

Webinar: Measuring and Reporting the Value of Road Maintenance and Renewal Works

Tuesday 27 November 2018 | Online, 1pm – 2pm AEDT As governments come under growing budgetary pressure, there is an increasing need to demonstrate the value for money for all types of expenditure, including road maintenance. In the absence of this, it is likely that road maintenance expenditure would be particularly vulnerable to budget cuts. This webinar will give you an overview of a framework to help assess the value of maintenance and renewal works, consistent with capita…

Webinar: Evaluation of the European C-ITS Platform including Threat, Vulnerability and Risk Analysis

Thursday 6 December 2018 | Online, 10am – 11am AEDT For some time, Australia and New Zealand have been preparing for the adoption and deployment of the European Cooperative ITS (C-ITS) platform. The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has published a Threat, Vulnerability and Risk Analysis (TVRA) standard (ETSI TR 102 893 V1.2.1) for the Platform. This standard outlines the threats, vulnerability and risk analysis of the 5.9 GHz DSRC2 C-ITS c…

Webinar: C-ITS Compliance Assessment Framework for Australia and New Zealand

Tuesday 11 December 2018 | Online, 3pm – 4pm AEDT Austroads has recently published a report assessing options for the development of a compliance assessment framework (CAF) for cooperative intelligent transport systems (C-ITS) that will ensure the safe operation of C-ITS in Australia and New Zealand. The options cover status quo, self-regulation, quasi-regulation and regulation, whereby the level of regulation and assurance by the government increases with each…

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The new Austroads website is now live. Visit the site at https://austroads.com.au What’s new? All of the Austroads Guides are available in PDF and online formats. Visit the publications section to view all our publications. Filters for publication types, topics and dates makes it easier to browse information. Log in for richer publication search results. All pages can be bookmarked and then easily accessed again from your profile page  …

Webinar: Level of Service Requirements for Freight on Rural Roads and Refinement of Heavy Vehicle Roughness Band Index

Thursday 31 January 2019 | Online, 1pm – 2pm AEDT Austroads has recently published a report that proposes a ride quality index of roads for heavy vehicles, a heavy vehicle equivalent of the International Roughness Index (IRI) for cars. The study investigated the perceived safety and comfort of drivers in a range of vehicles for the purpose of setting LOS standards, as well as collecting driver seat vibration data to refine a new ride quality index for heavy veh…