Driver Fatigue

For many industries, including Mining and Oil & Gas, there are a lot of headwinds at the moment. This situation has a range of our clients talking about automation as a 'solution' to reduce costs while increasing safety and company performance. While technology enhancements...

Automated systems in vehicles are starting to show commercial advantages, with Australia's NRMA Insurance offering discounts to drivers with automatic emergency braking (AEB). A recent article on  news.com.au says with 80% of collisions taking place in slow traffic, the technology can avoid rear end accidents without the...

The next time you think about checking your emails before you go to bed, or making one more Facebook updates to wrap up a busy day – you may want to think again. Research shows the blue light given off by electronic devices such as...

It’s hard to imagine that the 3339 fatigue related crashes recorded by the Australian Roads & Maritime Service last year are more than double the amount of alcohol-related crashes. While there should not be any alcohol-related crashes in a perfect world, the comparison does...

The Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety in Queensland has conducted some insightful research into driving while distracted – focusing on using mobile phones while driving. Their research says that using a mobile phone while driving increases your risk of crashing four-fold...

It was interesting to come across an article on watoday.com.au that shows more than 300 Western Australian police officers are working second jobs to supplement their income. While the article focuses on concerns such as conflict of interests with being a police officer, Ie....

One thing I really love about my work is that not only do I get to contribute to workplace safety and productivity, there are also flow-on effects that positively impact the wider community. Think of a transport business with trucks on the road -...

The reality of self-driving cars is not as far away as you might think. We already have cars with cruise control, emergency braking and self-parking technology. Adding the next layers of technology to create driver-less cars is already being tried and tested by Google,...

Here’s a very simple test that can help you determine if you are sleep deprived, as featured on dailylife.com.au. And if you worry about the amount of sleep - or the quality of sleep - you are currently having, here are some simple and easy...

It was  personally very enjoyable to be invited to be a guest speaker at Zurich’s recent road safety forum held in Melbourne and Sydney. Considering Zurich is Australia’s largest motor insurer, it was an honour to be approached and participate given the high quality...