Grant-Funded Researcher (B)
Centre for Automotive Safety Research
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Mr Sam Doecke (B.E. [Automotive]) is a Research Fellow who has worked at the Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR) at the University of Adelaide since 2007. Sam manages CASR at-scene in-depth crash investigations and has been a key part of CASR’s research on emerging vehicle technologies including Intelligent Speed Assist, Autonomous Emergency Braking and Connected Vehicles. He is also concurrently undertaking a PhD looking at speed and risk of serious injury in crashes
Date Position Institution name 2007 - ongoing Research Fellow University of Adelaide, Adelaide
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2016 Award 2016 Intelligent Transport Systems Australia Research Award Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress - - 2011 Award Highly commended paper award Australasian College of Road Safety Conference - - 2011 Award Best Practitioners Paper Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference - - 2010 Award Peter Vulcan Awards for Best Research Paper (as lead author) Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference - - 2009 Award Peter Vulcan Awards for Best Research Paper (as co-author) Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference Australia -
Date Institution name Country Title 2003 - 2006 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Engineering (Automotive)
Year Citation 2021 Doecke, S. D., Dutschke, J. K., Baldock, M. R. J., & Kloeden, C. N. (2021). Travel speed and the risk of serious injury in vehicle crashes. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 161, 1-8.
DOI Scopus7 WoS4 Europe PMC1
2020 Doecke, S., Thompson, J., & Stokes, C. (2020). How do we prevent and mitigate crashes? Evidence from Australian at-scene in-depth crash investigations. Journal of Road Safety, 31(2), 35-43.
DOI Scopus4 WoS3
2020 Doecke, S. D., Baldock, M. R. J., Kloeden, C. N., & Dutschke, J. K. (2020). Impact speed and the risk of serious injury in vehicle crashes.. Accident; analysis and prevention, 144, 1-7.
DOI Scopus18 WoS13 Europe PMC2
2018 Doecke, S., Kloeden, C., Dutschke, J., & Baldock, M. (2018). Safe speed limits for a safe system: The relationship between speed limit and fatal crash rate for different crash types. Traffic injury prevention, 19(4), 404-408.
DOI Scopus27 WoS23 Europe PMC4
2015 Doecke, S., Grant, A., & Anderson, R. (2015). The Real-World Safety Potential of Connected Vehicle Technology. Traffic Injury Prevention, 16(sup1), 31-35.
DOI Scopus31 WoS30 Europe PMC1
2014 Doecke, S., & Kloeden, C. (2014). The accuracy of determining speeding directly from mass crash data and using the NSW Centre for Road Safety method. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 25(1), 35-41.
2011 Anderson, R., & Doecke, S. (2011). An analysis of head impact severity in simulations of collisions between pedestrians and SUVs/work utility vehicles, and sedans. Traffic Injury Prevention, 12(4), 388-397.
DOI Scopus4 WoS5 Europe PMC3
Year Citation 2016 Doecke, S., & Baldock, M. R. (2016). In-depth crash investigations in South Australia. Poster session presented at the meeting of Proceedings of the 2016 Australasian Road Safety Conference. Canberra, Australia.
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