Resolution passed 6 May 2009, Minutes No 22, Item 5, Page 2.
The Minister for Roads, the Hon Michael Daley, MP has asked the Staysafe
Committee to investigate recent increases in pedestrian fatalities in NSW.
Accordingly, the Committee will inquire into and report on pedestrian safety
with particular reference to:
(a) Short and long term trends in pedestrian injuries and fatalities in
metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas;
(b) Underlying causes of pedestrian injuries and fatalities;
(c) The incidence of drivers leaving the scene of the accident after hitting
(d) Effectiveness of recent measures to address pedestrian safety;
(e) Additional strategies to increase pedestrian safety;
(f) The current emphasis placed on pedestrian road users as part of land use
policies and in the planning and management of the road system;
(g) Pedestrian safety issues and strategies in other jurisdictions; and
(h) Any other related matters.