Safety performance indicators—Australian Capital Territory

Outcome Measures

Safe roads

MeasureBaseline
(2008-2010)
2017% Change
Number of deaths from head-on crashes 2 1 -51.7%
Number of deaths from single-vehicle crashes 5 2 -62.5%
Number of deaths from intersection crashes 7 1 -85.7%
Number of deaths from crashes on metropolitan roads 13 3 -76.9%
Number of deaths from crashes on regional roads 2 2 20.0%
Number of deaths from crashes on remote roads1 N/A N/A N/A

Safe people—responsible road use

MeasureBaseline
(2008-2010)
2017% Change
Number of young driver and motorcycle rider deaths (aged 17-25 yrs) 2 2 0.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a young driver or motorcycle rider (aged 17-25 yrs) 5 2 -57.1%
Number of older driver and motorcycle rider deaths (aged 65+ yrs) 1 1 -25.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving an older driver or motorcycle rider (aged 65+ yrs) 2 1 -40.0%
Number of motorcyclist deaths 4 1 -72.7%
Number of cyclist deaths 1 1 0.0%
Number of pedestrian deaths 2 0 -100.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a heavy vehicle 2 0 -100.0%

Safe people—irresponsible road use1

MeasureBaseline
(2008-2010)
2017% Change
Number of drivers and motorcycle riders killed with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit N/A 0 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 0 N/A
Number of deaths from crashes involving an unlicensed driver or motorcycle rider 2 0 -100.0%
Number of vehicle occupants killed who were not wearing a restraint 2 1 -57.1%
 20102017% Change
Number of drivers and motorcycle riders killed who had an illegal drug in their system N/A 0 N/A
Number of deaths from crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider who had an illegal drug in their system N/A 0 N/A

Safety Performance Indicators

Safe speeds

MeasureBaseline
(2008-2010)
2017% 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

MeasureBaseline
(2008-2010)
2017% Change
Average age of the vehicle fleet (years)2 9.4 9.4 0.0%
Average age of passenger vehicles 9.4 9.3 -1.1%
Percentage of new light vehicles sold with a 5-star ANCAP rating N/A 91% N/A
Percentage of new vehicles sold with key safety features 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.