To reduce deaths and serious injuries, a new approach to safety and solutions that make a real difference are needed.
While eliminating all deaths and serious injuries may be challenging, the starting point must always be that they are unacceptable.
Moving to a truly safe transport network will require the trade-off between safety and other transport outcomes to be weighted more heavily toward safety when we consider new investments and make decisions around infrastructure design and regulations, for example, when setting speed limits.
How this can be done
Efforts to achieve a safer transport network must: