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Austroads have just launched the new Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Managing Road Safety Audits which complements the existing road safety audit guide that has been retitled Austroads Guide to Road Safety Part 6A: Implementing Road Safety Audits.

It is Austroads intention to consolidate the two parts of the guide into a single guide in the future.

Important: Where the new guide and the retitled existing guide are in conflict, Austroads Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Managing Road Safety Audits will take precedence. Click on the images below to access the guides




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Welcome to the Road Safety Audit Portal

www.road-safety-audit-wa.org

Road Safety Auditing

"A road safety audit is a formal examination of a future road or traffic project or an existing road, in which an independent, qualified team reports on the project’s crash potential and safety performance. A road safety audit has the greatest potential for improving safety.”

(Austroads - Guide to Road Safety Part 6: Road Safety Audit)

To effectively coordinate road safety auditing in Western Australia, the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia – Western Australia (IPWEA WA) and Main Roads WA (MRWA) signed an agreement on 22 December 2016. In general the role of IPWEA WA and MRWA is as follows:

  • Convening and administering the Road Safety Audit Panel;

  • Promotion of road safety auditor training and the Road Safety Audit Portal website; and

  • Maintain a register of accredited road safety auditors on the Road Safety Audit Portal.

  • Provision of qualified and experienced Main Roads staff or coordinate contractors for the provision of road safety audit training materials;

  • Provision of qualified and experienced Main Roads staff or coordinate contractors to maintain the currency of road safety audit training materials;

  • Provision of qualified and experienced Main Roads staff or coordinate contractors to deliver road safety audit training practical assessments;

  • Provide technical expertise as required; and

  • Promotion of road safety auditor training and the Road Safety Audit Portal website.

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