Safety performance indicators—Australian Capital Territory

Outcome Measures

Safe roads

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2018 % Change
Number of deaths from head-on crashes 2 0 -100.0%
Number of deaths from single-vehicle crashes 5 3 -40.0%
Number of deaths from intersection crashes 7 6 -14.3%
Number of deaths from crashes on metropolitan roads 13 9 -28.9%
Number of deaths from crashes on regional roads 2 0 -100.0%
Number of deaths from crashes on remote roads N/A N/A N/A

Safe people—responsible road use

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2018 % Change
Number of young driver and motorcycle rider deaths (aged 17-25 yrs) 2 0 -100.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a young driver or motorcycle rider (aged 17-25 yrs) 5 1 -81.3%
Number of older driver and motorcycle rider deaths (aged 65+ yrs) 1 0 -100.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving an older driver or motorcycle rider (aged 65+ yrs) 2 1 -57.1%
Number of motorcyclist deaths 4 2 -45.5%
Number of cyclist deaths 1 1 50.0%
Number of pedestrian deaths 2 2 20.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a heavy vehicle 2 2 20.0%

Safe people—irresponsible road use1

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2018 % Change
Number of drivers and motorcycle riders killed with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit N/A 1 N/A
Number of deaths from crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit N/A 1 N/A
Number of deaths from crashes involving an unlicensed driver or motorcycle rider 2 1 -40.0%
Number of vehicle occupants killed who were not wearing a restraint 2 2 0.0%
  2010 2018 % Change
Number of drivers and motorcycle riders killed who had an illegal drug in their system N/A 1 N/A
Number of deaths from crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider who had an illegal drug in their system N/A 2 N/A

Safety Performance Indicators

Safe speeds

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2018 % Change
Number of deaths from crashes where speed was a contributory factor N/A N/A N/A
Mean free speeds at designated sites across the network N/A N/A N/A
Percentage of vehicles speeding by vehicle type and offence category N/A N/A N/A

Safe vehicles

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2018 % Change
Average age of the vehicle fleet (years)2 9.4 9.4 0.0%
Average age of passenger vehicles 9.4 9.4 0.0%
Percentage of new light vehicles sold with a 5-star ANCAP rating N/A 89% N/A
Percentage of new vehicles sold with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) N/A N/A N/A

1 Fatality counts for each of the following indicators are lower-bound estimates – due to a substantial number of cases with unknown values.

2 Based on estimates from the annual Motor Vehicle Census, Australian Bureau of Statistics.