Name:  Dr David Logan

Title: Senior Research Fellow, Accident Research Centre

Affiliation: Monash University

Dr Logan is a Senior Research Fellow at the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) engaged in road safety research, specialising in crash investigation, road safety strategy modelling and development and the safety of advanced driver assistance systems and automated vehicles. His overarching research goal is to conduct evidence-based research to assist the road safety community in working toward the eventual elimination of serious road trauma.

Bachelor of Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering, Monash University 1991

Doctor of Philosophy Department of Mechanical Engineering, Monash University 1997

PT Publications

 

Journal articles

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Logan, D.B., 2018.  Exploring road design factors influencing tram road safety – Melbourne tram driver focus groups.  Accident Analysis and Prevention 110, pp. 52-61.

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Logan, D.B., 2016.  Key challenges in tram/streetcar driving from the tram driver’s perspective – A qualitative study.  Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour 49, pp. 39-48.

Young, K.L., Stephens, A.N., Logan, D.B., Lenné, M., 2017.  Investigating the impact of static roadside advertising on drivers’ situation awareness.  Applied Ergonomics 60, pp. 136-145.

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Logan, D.B., 2016.  An empirical Bayes safety evaluation of tram/streetcar signal and lane priority measures in Melbourne.  Traffic Injury Prevention 17(1), pp. 91-97.

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Logan, D.B., 2016.  Exploring the impacts of factors contributing to tram-involved serious injury crashes on Melbourne tram routes.  Accident Analysis and Prevention 94, pp. 238-244.

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Logan, D.B., Sarvi, M., 2016.  Application of a random effects negative binomial model to examine tram-involved crash frequency on route sections in Melbourne, Australia.  Accident Analysis and Prevention 92, pp. 15-21.

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Logan, D.B., Sarvi, M., 2016.  Safety impacts of platform tram stops on pedestrians in mixed traffic operation: A comparison group before–after crash study.  Accident Analysis and Prevention 86, pp. 1-8.

Candappa, N., Logan, D.B., van Nes, N., Corben, B., 2015.  An exploration of alternative intersection designs in the context of Safe System.  Accident Analysis and Prevention 74, pp. 314-323.

Logan, D.B., Fildes, B., Rashed, A., 2015.  Benchmarking minibus safety in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (abstract).  Journal of Local and Global Health Science, 25.

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Sarvi, M., Logan, D.B., 2016.  An empirical Bayes safety evaluation of tram/streetcar signal and lane priority measures in Melbourne.  Traffic Injury Prevention 17(1), pp. 1-8.

O’Hern, S., Oxley, J., Logan, D., 2015.  Older Adults at Increased Risk as Pedestrians in Victoria, Australia: An Examination of Crash Characteristics and Injury Outcomes.  Traffic Injury Prevention 16(sup. 2), pp. S161-S167.

Oxley, J., Logan, D.B., O’Hern, S., 2015.  Safety around schools (abstract).  Journal of Local and Global Health Science, 24.

Lawrence, B., Stevenson, M., Oxley, J., Logan, D.B., 2015.  Geospatial analysis of cyclist injury trends: an investigation in Melbourne, Australia.  Traffic injury prevention 16(5), pp. 513-518.

Stephens, A.N., Young, K.L., Logan, D.B., Lenné, M.G., 2015.  The need for speed? The relationships between driver traits and speed choices during a naturalistic drive.  Procedia Manufacturing 3, pp. 3200-3207.

Goh, K.C.K., Currie, G., Sarvi, M., Logan, D.B., 2014.  Experimental microsimulation modeling of road safety impacts of bus priority.  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2402, pp. 9-18.

Goh, K.C.K., Currie, G., Sarvi, M., Logan, D.B., 2014.  Factors affecting the probability of bus drivers being at-fault in bus-involved accidents.  Accident Analysis and Prevention 66, pp. 20-26.

Goh, K.C.K., Currie, G., Sarvi, M., Logan, D.B., 2014.  Bus accident analysis of routes with/without bus priority.  Accident Analysis and Prevention 65, pp. 18-27.

Goh, K.C.K., Currie, G., Sarvi, M., Logan, D.B., 2013.  Road safety benefits from bus priority: an empirical study.  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2352, pp. 41-49.

Oxley, J., Hoareau, E., Corben, B., Logan, D.B., Devlin, A., 2012.  Understanding the challenges facing child pedestrian trauma in Victoria 2000-2010.  Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety 23 (2), pp. 23-30.

Chen, H., Cao, L., Logan, D.B., 2012.  Analysis of risk factors affecting the severity of intersection crashes by logistic regression.  Traffic Injury Prevention 13(3), pp. 300-307.

Chen, H., Cao, L., Logan, D.B., 2012.  An innovative method for categorising the contributing factors to intersection crashes using fault tree modelling.  International Journal of Crashworthiness 17(2), pp. 125-139.

Chen, H., Cao, L., Logan, D.B., 2011.  Investigation into the effect of an intersection crash warning system on driving performance in a simulator.  Traffic Injury Prevention 12(5), pp. 529-537.

Sobhani, A., Young, W., Logan, D.B., Bahrololoom, S., 2011.  A kinetic energy model of two-vehicle crash injury severity.  Accident Analysis and Prevention 43(3), pp. 741-754.

Corben, B.F., Logan, D.B., Fanciulli, L., Farley, R., Cameron, I., 2010.  Strengthening road safety strategy development ‘Towards Zero’ 2008–2020 – Western Australia’s experience scientific research on road safety management SWOV workshop 16 and 17 November 2009.  Safety Science, 48(9), 1085-1097.

Fitzharris, M., Fildes, B., Newstead, S.V., Logan, D.B., 2004.  Benefits of Australian Design Rule 69 (full frontal crash protection) and airbags in frontal crashes in Australia.  Annual Proceedings Association Advanced Automotive Medicine, 48, p. 35-53.  Key Biscayne, Florida, September 12-15, 2004

Logan, D.B., Mathew, J., 1996.  Using the correlation dimension for vibration fault diagnosis of rolling element bearings – II.  selection of experimental parameters.  Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 10(3), 251-264.

 

Peer-reviewed conference papers

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Logan, D.B., 2017.  Streetcar Safety from Tram Driver Perspective.  Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting.  Washington D.C.

Logan, D.B., Fildes, B., Ibrahim, M.N., Al Jassmi, A., Dibas, M., Newstead, S., 2016.  Development and application of a vehicle safety rating scale for public transport minibuses, Australasian Road Safety Conference, 2016, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Logan, D.B., 2016.  Exploring the key challenges in tram driving and crash risk factors on the Melbourne tram network: tram driver focus groups.  Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF), 38th, 2016, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Logan, D.B., Sarvi, M., 2016.  Exploring causes of tram-involved crashes using a random effects negative binomial model.  Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting.  Washington D.C.

Young, K.L., Stephens, A.N., Logan, D.B., Lenné, M., 2015.  An on-road study of the effect of roadside advertising on driving performance and situation awareness.  International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention, 4th, 2015, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Logan, D.B., Sarvi, M., 2015.  Examining route section level tram-involved crash frequency using the random effects negative binomial model.  Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF), 37th, 2015, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Naznin, F., Currie, G., Sarvi, M., Logan, D.B., 2015.  Road safety impacts of tram/streetcar priority measures–a before-after study using Empirical Bayes method.  Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

Goh, K.C.K., Currie, G., Sarvi, M., Logan, D.B., 2015.  Estimation of crash risk for vehicles behind buses in mixed traffic.  Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

Turner, S., Khoo, J., Logan, D.B., 2014.  Improving compliance and acceptance of safer speeds.  ARRB Conference, 26th, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Goh, K.C.K., Currie, G., Sarvi, M., Logan, D.B., 2013.  Exploring bus lane safety impacts using traffic microsimulation.  Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF), 36th, 2013, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Oxley, J., Yuen, J., Corben, B., Hoareau, E., Logan, D.B., 2013.  Reducing pedestrian collisions in Melbourne’s Central Business District.  Australasian Road Safety Research Policing Education Conference, 2013, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Candappa, N., Corben, B., van Nes, N., Logan, D.B., 2013.  Innovative intersection designs better aligning with Safe System.  16th International Conference Road Safety on Four Continents. Beijing, China (RS4C 2013). 15-17 May 2013.

Goh, K.C.K., Currie, G., Sarvi, M., Logan, D.B., 2013.  Investigating the road safety impacts of bus rapid transit priority measures.  Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

Goh, K.C.K., Currie, G., Sarvi, M., Logan, D.B., 2012.  An improved methodology to compute crash modification factors: a case study of bus priority measures in Melbourne.  25th ARRB Conference-Shaping the Future (ARRB Group 23 September 2012 to 26 September 2012).

Corben, B., Logan, D.B., Healy, D., Brodie, C., 2012.  Towards safe system infrastructure investment on New Zealand roads: a technique for maximising serious trauma savings.  Australasian Road Safety Research Policing Education Conference, 2012, Wellington, New Zealand.

Healy, D., Logan, D.B., Liu, S., Corben, B., 2011.  Application of a two-stage evaluation process in the development of a Road Safety Action Plan for Tasmania.  Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference (WA Office of Road Safety and Insurance Commission of Western Australia 5-9 November 2011).

Sobhani, A., Young, W., Logan, D.B., 2011.  Exploring the relationship of conflict characteristics and consequent crash severity.  Proceedings of 34th Australasian Transport Research Forum, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 28-30.

Logan DB, Fitzharris M, Fildes B., 2007.  Lower Extremities Risk and Harm Associated with Narrow Offset Frontal Impact Crashes Proceedings of the International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury Conference 2007 19-21 September, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Sharwood, L.N., Logan, D.B., 2006.  The influence of body mass index and weight on injury severity in motor vehicle crashes.  Proceedings Road Safety Research Policing and Education Conference 25-27 October 2006 Gold Coast, Australia.

Logan, D.B., Scully, J., Fildes, B., 2005.  An evaluation of the risk of brain injury for real-world crashes involving occupants of passenger vehicles in ANCIS.  Proceedings Road Safety Research Policing and Education Conference 14-16 November 2005 Wellington, New Zealand.

Logan, D.B., Scully, J., Fildes, B., 2005.  A comparison of crash and injury outcomes between older and newer vehicles in single and multiple impact crashes using Australian in-depth data.  Proceedings Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference XV 6-8 June 2005 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Logan, D.B., Scully, J., Fildes, B., 2004.  Characteristics of multiple impact crashes in ANCIS.  Proceedings Road Safety Research Policing and Education Conference 14-16 November 2004 Perth, Australia.

Hillard.  P., Logan, D.B., Fildes, B., 2005.  Contributory factors data: the key to a systems engineering approach to road safety.  Proceedings Road Safety Research Policing and Education Conference 14-16 November 2004 Perth, Australia.

 

Selected reports

Logan, D.B., Young, K.L., Allen, T., Horberry, T., 2017.  Safety benefits of cooperative ITS and automated driving in Australia and New Zealand.  Report AP-R551-17.  Austroads, Sydney, October 2017.

Logan, D.B., Oxley, J. and O’Hern, S., 2014.  City of Casey Road Safety Action Plan, 2015-2018.  Report to City of Casey.  MUARC, Melbourne, October 2014.

Logan, D.B., Oxley, J. and O’Hern, S., 2014.  Development of an evidence-based road safety action plan for the City of Casey – Literature review and data analysis.  Prepared for the City of Casey.  MUARC, Melbourne, May 2014.

Corben, B., Logan, D.B. and Hoareau, E., 2012.  Assessment of options for the 20-year road safety strategic plan for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Report prepared for Booz & Co. (Middle East).  MUARC, Melbourne, June 2012.

Corben, B., Logan, D.B., Hoareau, E. and Healy, D., 2012.  Modelling of options for the NSW Road Safety Strategy 2012-2021.  Report prepared for the Centre for Road Safety.  MUARC, Melbourne, May 2012.

Corben, B., Logan, D.B., Hoareau, E. and Devlin, A., 2012.  Development of options for a road safety strategy for Queensland, 2012-2021 – final report.  MUARC, Melbourne, March 2012.

Corben, B. and Logan, D.B., 2011.  Progressive targets for the Victorian Road Safety Strategy 2013-2022Unpublished.

Corben, B., Logan, D.B., Healy, D. and Mulvihill, C., 2011.  METS-NZ: Developing safety levels of service and investment strategies using the Macro Estimates for Target Setting Model (METS).  MUARC, Melbourne, July 2011.

Corben, B., Logan, D.B., Capper, B., Hoareau, E. and Devlin, A., 2011.  Modelling of options for the National Road Safety Strategy, 2011-2020.  Report prepared for the Department of Infrastructure and Transport, Canberra.  MUARC, Melbourne, June 2011.

Taranto, D., Young, K.L., Logan, D.B., 2011.  Evaluation of the Potential Safety Benefits of Collision Avoidance Technologies Through Vehicle to Vehicle Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) in Australia.  Report AP-R375-11.  Austroads, Sydney, March 2011.

Healy, D., Logan, D.B., Liu, S., Peiris, S., Hoareau, E. and Corben, B., 2010.  An independent evaluation of proposed initiatives for the Tasmanian Road Safety Action Plan 2010-2013.  For Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources.  MUARC, Melbourne, September 2010.

Stevenson, M., Logan, D.B. and Corben, B., 2010.  Northern Territory Road Safety Strategy, 2011-2020.  MUARC/The George Institute, Sydney, August 2010.

Corben, B., Howard, E. and Logan, D.B., 2009.  Development of a strategic research and policy framework for road safety in Queensland.  For Department of Transport and Main Roads.  MUARC, Melbourne, September 2009.

Logan, D.B. and Corben, B., 2009.  Towards Zero implementation:  Action prioritisation.  Report to Office of Road Safety Western Australia.  MUARC, Melbourne, June 2009.

Corben, B., Logan, D.B., Johnston, I. and Vulcan, A.P., 2008.  Development of a new road safety strategy for Western Australia 2008-2020.  MUARC Report 282, Melbourne, June 2008.

Corben, B. and Logan, D.B., 2007.  A new road safety strategy for Victoria: The METS model (Macro Estimates for Target Setting).  Presentation to Road Safety Ministerial Council, May 2007.  Unpublished.