Mr Simon Raftery

Simon Raftery
Research Fellow
Centre for Automotive Safety Research
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Simon Raftery is Research Fellow at the Centre for Automotive Safety Research, where he has worked since 2010. Simon has a background in Psychology and is nearing completion of a PhD concerned with the relationship between drug use function and offending behaviour. Simon is experienced in all aspects of research including design, data collection, and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data.

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Mr Simon Raftery

Simon Raftery is Research Fellow at the Centre for Automotive Safety Research, where he has worked since 2010. Simon has a background in Psychology and is nearing completion of a PhD concerned with the relationship between drug use function and offending behaviour. Simon is experienced in all aspects of research including design, data collection, and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2010 Research Fellow University of Adelaide
2009 - 2009 Sessional Tutor: Introduction to Forensic Psychology University of South Australia
2008 - 2008 Honours Thesis Supervisor University of South Australia
2007 - 2009 Research Assisstant University of South Australia
2006 - 2009 Sessional Tutor: Psychology 1a; Psychology 1b University of South Australia

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2006 University of South Australia Australia PhD
2002 - 2005 University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

Research Interests

Psychology

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Wundersitz, L. & Raftery, S. (2017). Understanding the context of alcohol impaired driving for fatal crash–involved drivers: A descriptive case analysis. Traffic Injury Prevention, 18, 8, 1-7.
10.1080/15389588.2017.1322696
2016 Oxley, J., O'Hern, S., Raftery, S. & Woolley, J. (2016). How safe are children when transported by bicycle?. Traffic Injury Prevention, 17, Suppl. 1, 163-167.
10.1080/15389588.2016.1199866
2016 Bailey, T., Wundersitz, L., Raftery, S., Baldock, M. & Smith, R. (2016). Changing licensing trends and travel mode choices of young adults. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 27, 4, 22-29.
2015 Bailey, T., Woolley, J. & Raftery, S. (2015). Does road safety have any lessons for workplace health and safety. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 26, 2, 26-33.
2015 Bailey, T., Woolley, J. & Raftery, S. (2015). Compliance and enforcement in road safety and work health and safety: a comparison of approaches. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 31, 2, 105-120.
2014 Wundersitz, L., Baldock, M. & Raftery, S. (2014). The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian crashes. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 73, 163-169.
10.1016/j.aap.2014.09.007
2014 Raftery, S., Kloeden, C. & Royals, J. (2014). Safer speeds: an evaluation of public education materials. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 25, 1, 47-53.
2011 Raftery, S., Grigo, J. & Woolley, J. (2011). Heavy vehicle road safety: A scan of recent literature. Australasian College of Road Safety Journal, 22, 3, 18-24.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2016 Raftery, S., Wundersitz, L., Thompson, J., Woolley, J. E. & Oxley, J. (2016). The safety of child passengers of adult cyclists. Australasian Road Safety Conference (ARSC). Canberra, Australia.
2016 Thompson, J., Baldock, M. R., Raftery, S., Mackenzie, J., Wall, J. & Iwanski, K. (2016). The Transport for New South Wales FleetCAT (Fleet Collision Avoidance Technology) Trial: Driver Attitudes to the Technology. Australasian Road Safety Conference (ARSC). Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.
2015 Wundersitz, L., Bailey, T., Raftery, S., Baldock, M. & Smith, R. (2015). Are young adults’ choice of travel mode changing?. Australasian Road Safety Conference (ACRS). Gold Coast, Qld.
2012 Baldock, M., Kloeden, C., Lydon, M., Raftery, S., Grigo, J. & Ponte, G. (2012). The use of protective clothing by motorcyclists in Victoria: Evaluation of the Community Policing and Education Project. Australasian College of Road Safety Conference (ACRS). Sydney.
2012 Raftery, S. & Grigo, J. (2012). A pilot study of cyclist conspicuity. Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference. Wellington, NZ.
2011 Grigo, J. A. L., Baldock, M. R. J. & Raftery, S. J. (2011). The benefits and use of protective clothing for motorcyclists.
2011 Raftery, S. & Wundersitz, L. (2011). Road safety education: Directions for the future. Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference. Perth.
2010 Baldock, M., Kloeden, C., Lydon, M., Ponte, G. & Raftery, S. (2010). Motorcycling in Victoria: Preliminary findings of the evaluation of the Community Education and Policing Project. Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference. Canberra.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2014 Wundersitz, L. & Raftery, S. J. (2014). Quad bikes: An analysis of compensated injuries. Occupational Safety in Transport Conference. Surfers Paradise, Queensland.

Report for External Bodies

Year Citation
2016 Wundersitz, L. N., Doecke, S., Raftery, S. & Harrison, J., (2016). Quad bikes in South Australia: an investigation of their use, crash characteristics and associated injury risks, Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide,
2016 Raftery, S., Oxley, J., Thompson, J. & Wundersitz, L., (2016). Transportation of children with bicycle seats, trailers, and other carriers: considerations for safety, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2016 Mackenzie, J., Woolley, J., Stokes, C., Kloeden, C. & Raftery, S., (2016). Analysis and modelling of crashes in Tasmania, Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Adelaide, SA,
2015 Bailey, T., Wundersitz, L., Raftery, S. & Baldock, M. R. J., (2015). Young adult licensing trends and travel modes, Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV),
2015 Wundersitz, L., Baldock, M. & Raftery, S., (2015). The relative contribution of system failures and extreme behaviour in South Australian fatal crashes, 2008-2009, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2014 Woolley, J., Bailey, T. J. & Raftery, S., (2014). What can work health and safety learn from road safety?, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2013 Raftery, S. J., Woolley, J. & Grigo, J. A. L., (2013). Heavy vehicle safety data,
2013 Baldock, M., Royals, J., Raftery, S., Bailey, T. & Lydon, M., (2013). Developing measures to reduce unlicensed driving, Austroads, Sydney,
2013 Raftery, S., Kloeden, C. & Royals, J., (2013). Safer speeds: an evaluation of public education materials, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2013 Anderson, R., Raftery, S., Grigo, J. & Hutchinson, T. P., (2013). Access to safer vehicle technologies by young drivers: factors affecting motor vehicle choice and effects on crashes, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2013 Raftery, S. J. & Grigo, J. A. L., (2013). The conspicuity of South Australian cyclists: implications for safety, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2012 Raftery, S. J. & Anderson, R., (2012). Factors associated with old car crashes, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2012 Baldock, M. R. J., Grigo, J., Raftery, S., Wundersitz, L. & Lydon, M., (2012). Review of penalties under the WA Road Traffic Code 2000 and management of recidivist speeding offenders, Adelaide: Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2012 Baldock, M. R. J., Kloeden, C., Lydon, M., Ponte, G., Raftery, S. & Grigo, J., (2012). Evaluation of the VicRoads community policing and education project: final report, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2011 Raftery, S. J. & Wundersitz, L., (2011). No restraint? Understanding differences in seat belt use between fatal crashes and observational surveys, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2011 Raftery, S. J., Grigo, J. A. L. & Woolley, J., (2011). Heavy vehicle road safety: research scan, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2011 Raftery, S. J. & Wundersitz, L., (2011). The efficacy of road safety education in schools: a review of current approaches, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
2011 Baldock, M. R. J., Grigo, J. A. L. & Raftery, S., (2011). Protective clothing and motorcyclists in South Australia, Centre for Automotive Safety Research,
Position
Research Fellow
Phone
83137362
Fax
8232 4995
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Engineering Annex
Room Number
1 06
Org Unit
Centre for Automotive Safety Research

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