Fleet Size: 100
Vehicle Type: 50, plus 42 contractors

Program Elements:

  • Managerial support is crucial
  • Fostering a culture of compliance is worth the financial impost
  • Compliance and thorough inductions reduce incidents and therefore costs
  • Buddy training for new drivers significantly reduces accidents
  • Safety initiatives provide financial benefits, including reducing insurance and workers compensation costs
  • A zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy creates a safer fleet and reduces incidents


Implementing a comprehensive road safety and driver compliance package has been a cornerstone of Busselton Freight Services’ growth from one truck to a successful distribution business. Fostering a strong safety culture has decreased operating costs, including reducing crash rates and insurance costs.