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Improving fleet safety - Current approaches and best practice guidelines (AP-R321/08)

Haworth, Narelle L., Greig, Kristi, & Wishart, Darren E. (2008) Improving fleet safety - Current approaches and best practice guidelines (AP-R321/08). Austroads, Sydney, NSW.

Abstract

The aims of this study were to a undertake a review and evaluation of the safety practices including, but not limited to, purchasing, safety programs, driver training and safety monitoring used by enterprises using vehicles for commercial purposes. This covers vehicles ranging from passenger cars, to light commercial vehicles through to heavy vehicles; and develop best practice safety guidelines for enterprises and fleet managers including developing guidance material to assist fleet operators manage the transition to best practice. This report is accompanied by 'Improving Fleet Safety - Guidance Material for Moving Towards Best practice'. Both reports were prepared by the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland as part of Austroads project SS1026 – Review of Safety Practices Used by Commercial Vehicle Purchasers.

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ID Code: 14722
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author.
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Keywords: fleet safety, best practice guidelines, light vehicles, heavy vehicles, road safety
ISBN: 9781921329623
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Road Transportation and Freight Services (150703)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Austroads
Deposited On: 04 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2009 15:29

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