Bernard Carlon

Executive Director, Centres for Road Safety & Maritime Safety

Transport for NSW

Bernard is the Executive Director of Centres for Road Safety and Maritime Safety in Transport for NSW. Bernard joined Transport for NSW in 2012 as the Director of Strategy and Policy and has led the Centre for Road Safety since 2015 and Maritime Safety since 2016. He is a board member of ANCAP and a member of the Austroads National Road Safety Taskforce. Bernard has held senior state government roles in policy, regulation, communications and program delivery across the Health, Justice, Environment and Transport portfolios. He is charged with leading the Road Safety and Maritime Safety strategies to move the trauma on our roads and waterways towards Zero.

Session Overview

Towards Zero – A Heavy Vehicle Perspective

This session will look at the Towards Zero vision and safe system principles that underpin road safety efforts in NSW and across Australia. It will focus on heavy vehicles - identifying key crash statistics, road safety risks and looking at how we can all work together to create a safe road network for all users that is free of death and serious injury.