Australasian College of Road Safety
Mooren L, Grzebieta R . Work-related road safety management systems. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety 21(4):14-16.
Australian National Transport Commission (ANTC)
The ANTC was formed to develop and coordinate regulatory reform for nationally consistent road transport policies and laws. It has a number of useful tools and resources, particularly aimed at large/heavy vehicles. Guidelines, and general guidance on regulatory and voluntary approaches to fatigue management:
Heavy vehicle driver fatigue (bus and coach industry)
Heavy vehicle driver fatigue (trucks)
Australian Road Safety Partnership Programme
This is the National Road Safety Partnership Program offers a collaborative network to support Australian businesses in developing a positive road safety culture.
ANTC initiative to engage corporate partners in improving road safety -A Corporate Approach to Transport Safety.
Austroads provides a number of useful resources for employers. Many, including the examples listed below, may be downloaded free of charge upon registering at this site.
• Assessing fitness to drive for commercial and private vehicle drivers: medical standards for licensing and clinical management guidelinesvehicle purchases: developing cost-effectiveness estimates for fleet managers and others – project summary report (supplemented by several other in-depth reports)
• Improving fleet safety – current approaches and best practice guidelines
• Improving fleet safety – guidance material for moving towards best practice
• Guidelines for the practical application of new Chain of Responsibility provisions
Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland University of Technology (CARRS-Q)
An academic center for road safety research with strong emphasis on occupational driving of both heavy and light vehicles. CARRS-Q research addresses driver assessment, driver behavior, and road safety management by organizations.
Queensland University of Technology ePrints
Research papers on fleet safety (see, for example, Wishart, Newnam, Davey, Banks, Freeman, Murray, Watson, and Wills).
Government of Western Australia, Office of Road Safety
Workplace road safety: launch your own vehicle safety campaign
Monash University Accident Research Centre
Review of good practice road safety initiatives in the corporate and/or business environment
Relationship between Fuel Economy and Safety Outcomes
A report examining safety benefits from driving to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.
New South Wales Government: Transport, Road, and Maritime Services
Safer Work Driving page
Safe Driving Policy applicable to agency personnel
Calculate Your Own Savings worksheet to help employers assess benefits of a road safety program
Safer Work Driving checklist
Improving Driver and Vehicle Safety: Fleetsafe Policy and Guidelines for Local Government in the Southern Sydney region
Transport Accident Commission, State Government of Victoria (Australia)
Safe driving policy
Workplace safe cars
WorkSafe Victoria/Transport Accident Commission
A handbook for workplaces: Guide to safe work-related driving
New Zealand Department of Labour
Improving Work-Related Road Safety in New Zealand
A research report designed to assist in the development of fleet safety policy for government and industry.
New Zealand Transport Agency
Your safe driving policy: helping you to manage work-related road safety and keep your employees and vehicles safe on the roads.
Sample safe driving policy
Guidance on managing vehicle fleets and fleet drivers’ responsibilities
Business travel efficiency guidelines
Guidance on choosing a safe and sustainable car
Commercial Road Transport Toolkit for Drivers and Operators
Guide to selecting a heavy vehicle
Safe and efficient driving
Includes guidance on fatigue management for commercial drivers
Chain of responsibility and New Zealand road transport