Welcome to the latest newsletter from the National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP). NRSPP is a government-supported, industry-led collaborative network which aims to support Australian businesses and organisations to develop a positive road safety culture and help protect their workers and the public, not only during work hours but also when staff are ‘off-duty’.
This Edition Will Cover:
- NRSPP Achievements
- NRSPP Monthly Focus
- Feature: Thought Leadership: Fitting Bull or Roo Bars – Net Gain or Loss?
- Blog: Are Bull and Roo Bars Just Treating the Symptom?
- NRSPP News
- Social Media
- NRSPP Resources
NRSPP Achievements June 2021
- The NRSPP Steering Committee met on the 11 May. Key outputs included:
- Confirmation of NRSPP’s workplan for the next six months
- The SC renewal will commence this month and is open to any Partners to nominate
- Update on the NRSPP Evaluation and number of Special Projects underway
- NRSPP Interns Caitlin Xavier presented her tired driver campaign “With my eyes closed…” and Olivia Dobson presented NRSPP Q&A: Reducing The Major Risks Of Minor Collisions
- Released a new Case Study completed on the Safe Load Program
- NRSPP launched its third organisational road safety campaign as part of National Road Safety Week, the campaign included:
- With my Eyes Closed… (Driver Sleepiness) Package with factsheets, videos, posters, email banners, facilitation guides, and more.
- Over 120 people registered for the interactive webinar on Driver Sleepiness which included expert panellists, Associate Professor Clare Anderson, Dr. Amanda Stephens and our own Caitlin Xavier
- Jerome Carslake, Program Director, sat on the following panels at:
- Roads Australia Spotlight on Safety on the Safer Vehicle Panel held in Brisbane on was held on the 6th of May.
- The National Bulk Tanker Association Bulk Tanker Day 2021 was held 11 May in Brisbane on Mental Health of Truck Drivers with Healthy Heads Trucks and Sheds CEO Naomi Frauenfelder, Dr Ross Iles of Monash University and facilitated by Felix Ohle of Viva Energy.
- The CLOCS-A Steering Group held a virtual planning workshop on the 27 May which brought together over 40 different stakeholders to explore the next steps in developing a local CLOCS standard.
- NRSPP sat on judging panels for the final presentations from Re:act students in Victoria from Swinburne University and Western Australia from Curtin University.
- NRSPP welcomed SGESCOMAX as a new Program Partner and will assist with exploring a case study on Anti-Rollaway solutions and a Q&A exploring blind spot technologies for heavy vehicles.