REDUCING THE BURDEN OF ROAD INJURY
Grant number: 1043091 | Funding period: 2015 - 2017
Through the improved understanding of the determinants of road injury, the identification of effective and efficient preventive strategies and how best to translate the research findings, this Fellowship will facilitate reductions in the burden of road injury in Australia.
Related publications (9)
Do management practices support or constrain safe driving behaviour? A multi-level investigation in a sample of occupational drivers
Sharon Newnam, Amanda Warmerdam, Dianne Sheppard, Mark Griffin, Mark Stevenson
It has been estimated that one-third of all work-related deaths occur while driving for work-related purposes. Despite this, many ..
Determinants of the occupational environment and heavy vehicle crashes in Western Australia: A case-control study
Lynn Meuleners, Michelle L Fraser, Matthew H Govorko, Mark R Stevenson
OBJECTIVE: To determine the association between a heavy vehicle driver's work environment, including fatigue-related characteristi..
Workplace road safety risk management: An investigation, into Australian practices
Amanda Warmerdam, Sharon Newnam, Dianne Sheppard, Mark Griffin, Mark Stevenson
In Australia, more than 30% of the traffic volume can be attributed to work-related vehicles. Although work-related driver safety ..
City planning and population health: a global challenge
Billie Giles-Corti, Anne Vernez-Moudon, Rodrigo Reis, Gavin Turrell, Andrew L Dannenberg, Hannah Badland, Sarah Foster, Melanie Lowe, James F Sallis, Mark Stevenson, Neville Owen
Significant global health challenges are being confronted in the 21st century, prompting calls to rethink approaches to disease pr..
Land use, transport, and population health: estimating the health benefits of compact cities
Mark Stevenson, Jason Thompson, Thiago Herick de Sa, Reid Ewing, Dinesh Mohan, Rod McClure, Ian Roberts, Geetam Tiwari, Billie Giles-Corti, Xiaoduan Sun, Mark Wallace, James Woodcock
Using a health impact assessment framework, we estimated the population health effects arising from alternative land-use and trans..
Use of science to guide city planning policy and practice: how to achieve healthy and sustainable future cities
James F Sallis, Fiona Bull, Ricky Burdett, Lawrence D Frank, Peter Griffiths, Billie Giles-Corti, Mark Stevenson
Land-use and transport policies contribute to worldwide epidemics of injuries and non-communicable diseases through traffic exposu..
Bicycling crash characteristics: An in-depth crash investigation study
Ben Beck, Mark Stevenson, Stuart Newstead, Peter Cameron, Rodney Judson, Elton R Edwards, Andrew Bucknill, Marilyn Johnson, Belinda Gabbe
The aim of this study was to describe the crash characteristics and patient outcomes of a sample of patients admitted to hospital ..
Buckle up safely: a cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a pre-school based program to increase appropriate use of child restraints
Rebecca Q Ivers, Lisa Keay, Julie Brown, Lynne E Bilston, Kate Hunter, Judy M Simpson, Mark Stevenson
BACKGROUND: Road traffic crashes for car occupants are a leading cause of death and serious injury in children from high and middl..