The AAA released the Motoring Report 2013, a comprehensive study focused on the issues affecting Australian motorists.
New approaches to funding are required to deliver the growing list of transport projects that are needed across the country. But achieving these outcomes will require substantial reform to the status quo, because the current charging and investment system is inequitable to road users, and unsustainable for taxpayers. This paper, developed by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) and Deloitte, in association with the peak national motoring body, Australian Automobile Association (AAA), and its member associations, looks at how the existing revenue envelope can be collected more fairly, and invested more efficiently.
An evaluation of the keys2drive program shows the program is having a tangible result in improving road safety for young drivers with results showing students who have completed a lesson halve their risk of having a crash while on their P-Plates.
The AusRAP Star Rating Report 2013 has been released, assessing the safety of the National Highway Network.
The AAA has released new analysis showing Australia's road toll has fallen in the year to June 2013 but consistent effort to ensure it stays low must be maintained by governments.
The AAA Analysis of the 2013 Federal Budget shows a welcome focus on transport infrastructure projects that are well-targeted and will have long-term benefits for Australia.
New analysis from the AAA shows an unacceptable 3.9 per cent increase in the number of people killed on the nation's roads in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.
The road toll for the 2012 calendar year was 1.300 - an 1.8 per cent increase on the year before prompting the AAA to call for a renewed focus on road safety in 2013 or Australia will fall behind its road safety targets.