Accident Research Centre

Accident Research Centre

We’re one of the world’s most comprehensive injury prevention research institutions. Our research is extensive but our goal is quite simple: we strive to make people safer.

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Electric and hybrid cars putting pedestrians at risk

The increase of electric and hybrid cars on Australian roads is putting pedestrians at significant risk, particularly people who are blind or have low vision, new research has found.

Drivers distracted every 96 seconds – first findings from the Australian Naturalistic Driving Study

The first results from the Australian Naturalistic Driving Study (ANDS) have found that drivers are distracted for 45 per cent of the time behind the wheel.

PhD student Renée St Louis wins best paper by a new researcher

MUARC is pleased to announce that PhD student Renée St Louis has won the best paper by a new researcher at the Australasian Road Safety Conference 2018.

MUARC's Dr Sharon Newnam recognised as Australia's leading researcher in Quality and Reliability

Congratulations to MUARC's Dr Sharon Newnam for receiving the accolade of a Research Field Leader in a recent edition of The Australian's Research acknowledgements.

MUARC joins new EU-project: improving road safety with virtual crash tests

MUARC has joined a new EU-funded research project that will develop virtual methods of crash testing to improve road safety.

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