At the 2016 Australasian Road Safety Conference, held in Canberra we  invited university students to take a fresh look at some of the most complex issues in road safety.

In 2016, student teams produced short video clips to answer this question – How can we tackle the sense of entitlement on ANZ roads?

Whether on our bikes, in our cars, even on the bus, sometimes we feel entitled on the roads. There is a sense that the road belongs to me when I want it and I am entitled to get where I want to go. But this sense of entitlement can lead to impatience, aggression, even road rage.

For people riding bikes or walking, the roads can be an uncomfortable, even dangerous place. So how do we shift this attitude from ‘how to get where I want’ to ‘how do we get everyone to their destination safely’?



Watch the 4 finalists videos here:

1. Let’s ditch road dramas

Canberra University – Oliver Herzog, Aebriel Nogaliza, Jack Steward & Sam Williams


2. Drive Ride Stride:

RMIT – Nicola Draschl, Madeleine Pattison, Bonnie Horne, Le Duyen Bich Ngoc & Tracey Dong


3. Impatience makes patients 

University of Canberra – Bianca Garrett, Clare Nacion, Emily Reeves & Ben Telford


4. It’s time to share: 

RMIT Lorenzo Parronchi, Danielle Frawley, Peter Bain, Laura Atcheson & Joyce Chiu




Thanks again for your interest in making our roads safer for all road users.