Safety performance indicators—Queensland

Outcome Measures – Queensland

Safe Roads

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change4
Number of deaths from head-on crashes 65 43 -33.8%
Number of deaths from single-vehicle crashes 139 104 -25.2%
Number of deaths from intersection crashes 61 40 -34.8%
Number of deaths from crashes on metropolitan roads 98 54 -45.1%
Number of deaths from crashes on regional roads 170 133 -21.6%
Number of deaths from crashes on remote roads 35 32 -7.7%

Safe People – Responsible Road Use

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change4
Number of young driver and motorcycle rider deaths (aged 17-25 yrs) 47 39 -17.6%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a young driver or motorcycle rider (aged 17-25 yrs) 96 68 -28.9%
Number of older driver and motorcycle rider deaths (aged 65+ yrs) 23 24 4.3%
Number of deaths from crashes involving an older driver or motorcycle rider (aged 65+ yrs) 43 45 5.5%
Number of motorcyclist deaths 61 45 -25.8%
Number of cyclist deaths 7 6 -18.2%
Number of pedestrian deaths 33 18 -44.9%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a heavy vehicle 61 34 -44.6%

Safe People – Irresponsible Road Use1

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change4
Number of drivers and motorcycle riders killed with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit 49 35 -29.1%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit 69 46 -33.7%
Number of deaths from crashes involving an unlicensed driver or motorcycle rider 34 24 -29.4%
Number of vehicle occupants killed who were not wearing a restraint 37 27 -26.4%
Number of drivers and motorcycle riders killed who had an illegal drug in their system N/A N/A N/A
Number of deaths from crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider who had an illegal drug in their system N/A N/A N/A

Safety Performance Indicators – Queensland

Safe Speeds

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change4
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)
2019 % Change4
Average age of the Australian vehicle fleet (years)2 9.5 10.0 5.3%
Average age of passenger vehicles 9.3 9.7 4.3%
Percentage of new light vehicles sold with a 5-star ANCAP rating3 N/A 91% N/A
Percentage of new vehicles sold with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) N/A NA 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.

3 This data is sourced from ANCAP.

4 Baseline figures are rounded to whole numbers. Calculations have been made prior to rounding for accurate recording.