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’s Fatigue Heavy Vehicle Toolbox Talk is Out Now!
  • Monthly Feature: NRSPP Thought Leadership: When Ignorance is No Excuse
  • NRSPP Monthly Focus
  • Blog: Out of Sight: The ‘Hidden Safety and Legal Risks of Import Containers
  • NRSPP News
  • Social Media
  • NRSPP Resources
  • Events

NRSPP Monthly Achievements June 2022

  • NRSPP’s Swinburne Communications Interns Kyla Fantin and Ruby Athanas presented the fourth NRSPP organisational road safety campaign on car park safety to the Parking Australia Conference and Exhibition 2022 in Adelaide.
  • The NSW Empowr was formerly launched in Orange on 31 May. Essential Energy supplied 10 vehicles for the pilot, hosted the launch at their Orange workshop and welcomed the young drivers into the EE family with mentor support. The pilot was launched by Minister funded by the NSW Government through the NSW State Insurance Regulatory Authority and delivered in collaboration with Transport for NSW.
  • NRSPP May webinar on car park safety featured Kyla Fantin, Ruby Athanas and Mervyn Rea Head of Zurich Resilience Solutions (Australia/NZ) at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Jerome Carslake attended the launch of National Road Safety Week in Victoria in Federation Square which was hosted by TAC.
  • Jerome Carslake and Michael Holmes presented on CLOCS-A to the Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) WA Chapter hosted on the 17 May via a virtual seminar.
  • NRSPP Program Director Jerome Carslake sat on the final Re:act panels for:
  • 12 May Swinburne University (Victoria) joining representatives from Australia Post, Transurban, TAC and Zurich
  • 23 May – Curtin University (Western Australia) RACV, Road Safety Commission
  • Heavy Vehicle Toolbox Talks:
    • Interviews conducted with five Alex Fraser drivers, one Toll Group and two Qube.
    • Jerome Carslake presented to the Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia – Victoria Committee on the packages.
    • The Working Group met and finalised Batch two.
  • CLOCS-A achieved a number of deliverables:
    • The CLOCS-A app being developed by Swinburne University and iMove students was sense tested with McDonnel Dowell.
    • A local government workshop was held to understand how CLOCS-A could best explore and support their needs.
    • Dr David Wilson of University Melbourne was appointed as expert support for Technical Group 3: Logistics and Planning.