Research

The following Department for Transport road safety research covers the behaviour of both drivers and other road users, and measures that can be taken to promote greater road safety.

Research and Statistical reports published by and for Road Safety Research and Statistical and Road User Safety Division

This list contains up to date titles of all the Road Safety Research and Statistical publications and of the four page summary 'Findings' of research projects (where available) from February 2008.

Published:
14 August 2009
Last update:
21 October 2009

Road safety research compendiums

Road safety research compendiums.


Road safety research reports

Road safety research reports.


Road safety research conferences, seminars and workshops

Proceedings and reports from road safety research conferences, seminars and workshops, including behavioural research seminars and the research dissemination and action learning programme.


Other related research

Qualitative research to explore public attitudes towards, and participation in anti-social behaviour on the roads.


Newsletters

An update on impairment research projects primarily concerned with drivers who are impaired due to alcohol, drugs (illicit or medicinal) or fatigue, and ways of reducing the problems through enforcement and publicity.


Roads and Vehicles, Safety and Standards Directorate, Research and Evidence needs 2008-09

As with the previous year's, this strategy 2008/2009 provides an overview of the current evidence and research activities that are planned or already underway in the Road and Vehicle Safety and Standards and Roads Performance and Strategy Directorates of the Department for Transport. We hope it will be informative for DfT civil servants and external stakeholders.

Published:
08 September 2008

Roads and Vehicles Unit-Level Evidence and Research Strategy 2007/2008 (310 kb)

As with the previous year's, this strategy 2007/2008 provides an overview of the current evidence and research activities that are planned or already underway in the Road and Vehicle Safety and Standards and Roads Performance and Strategy Directorates of the Department for Transport. We hope it will be informative for DfT civil servants and external stakeholders.

Published:
04 February 2008

Investigation programmes researching causes and consequences of road accidents

Outline of three accident investigation programmes, On the Spot (OTS), Co-operative Crash Investigation Study (CCIS) and Heavy Vehicle Crash Investigation Study (HVCIS) commissioned to research the causes, consequences and injuries of road accidents and enable testing for the crashworthiness of vehicles and safety features

Published:
03 September 2007

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