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... safe ?... is it 2008 – 2020 Aims to avoid 16’300 seriously injured and killed people over 12 years, halving the road toll (compared to doing nothing)

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3 2008 – 2020 Aims to avoid 16’300 seriously injured and killed people over 12 years, halving the road toll (compared to doing nothing)  - Safe Roads and Roadsides  - Safe Speeds  - Safe Road Use (Drivers)  - Safe Vehicles $531‘000 per KSI avoided $6‘000 per KSI avoided

4  Focused on cars, not on people  People focus = is it safe for all road users? (08/80 rule)  People are afraid to walk and cycle  Many societal and personal benefits in getting people out of cars, into active transport  14.6% of road users hospitalised are cyclists  Serious cyclists injuries increasing (47% )  Most common cycle fatality: run over by car  QLD: 42% would cycle if roads were safer (in WA: 25%)  RAC survey: 91% of cyclists fear sharing the road with motorists

5 up to five times higher death rate for cyclists high spending on car infrastructre

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9  41.9% casualty reductions in London with 20 mph zones  Reduction greatest in younger children  08/80 rule  If car speeds cannot be reduced, separate traffic

10  Most frequent serious cycle accident is being hit by a car travelling in the same direction

11  Separation from cars  Safe passing distance  Lower car speeds

12 Visit btawa.org.au click on “Advocacy” for a background paper on the issues raised in this presentation.


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