Welcome to the latest Monthly Bulletin 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’.

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Sneak Peek: Inside We Feature…
Special Monthly Feature: Impact of the Coronavirus on Road Safety in Australia: Lessons from the National Lockdown

This NRSPP discussion paper, Impact of the coronavirus on road safety in Australia: lessons from the national lockdown, written by Dr Sarah Jones extracts the lessons of the pandemic from the perspective of road users and regulators, with the aim of informing policy responses to the next crisis, be it pandemic, fire, flood or the effects of climate change.

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NRSPP Heavy Vehicle Toolbox Talk: Load Management

Loading a vehicle inappropriately by overloading it or not securing the load properly, can result in serious injuries to vehicle occupants or other road users, as well as cause road incidents, such as rollovers. Learning how to load, restrain and unload your load properly keeps you and those you are sharing the road with, safe.
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NRSPP Thought Leadership: Maintaining The Momentum: Towards Stopping Heavy Vehicle Rollovers

In the past, heavy vehicle rollovers were viewed as an inevitable part of the transport industry. While some still hold that view, heavy vehicle rollover prevention expert Alan Pincott suggests that whether we’re moving timber, milk, grain or cement, many operators understand that measures can be taken to reduce the risk of heavy vehicles rollovers or prevent them entirely.
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NRSPP Q&A: Tipper Trucks Tipping over

Tipper trucks are vehicles that carry loads or commodities in a bin or tray where one side or end will lift high enough to let the loads slide or tip out. Unloading a tipper truck can be a quick process and this task can be undertaken with a large amount of load. However, during this tipping action, there is a risk of entirely tipping the vehicle over.
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