The case for TruckSafe sets out the safety, financial and risk management case for joining the trucking industry’s premier safety accreditation program, TruckSafe.
The fatal crash rate for articulated trucks like semitrailers improved more than 60 per cent between 1982 and 2007, according to this major report on heavy vehicle road safety.
The report is an authoritative reference guide to the research already done on truck safety, and consolidates the findings of 280 publications into one document. It also recommends four priority areas for follow up research.
The policy measures needed to make sure more of Australia’s truck drivers get home safely. Article contributed by ATA Chief Executive Stuart St Clair to the Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, August 2009.
Examines the safety benefits of voluntary accreditation programs like the ATA’s TruckSafe program. Paper delivered at the 2009 Australian Trucking Convention by Professor Michael Coper, Chair of the TruckSafe Industry Accreditation Council and Dean of Law at the Australian National University