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RSRT publishes online payments calculator

Reported by Haydee | 10 Mar, 2016

A new online payments calculator has been published by the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to assist parties in determining correct minimum payments under the Contractor Driver Minimum Payments Road Safety Remuneration Order 2016 (2016 RSRO).

Draft Road Safety Remuneration Order open for comments

Reported by Haydee | 18 Jul, 2013

Photo: SafetyCulture Library The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal has issued the first safe rate order which covers road transport drivers, their employers or hirers and participants in the supply chain in the retail, livestock, bulk grain, interstate long distance and intrastate long distance sectors of the road transport industry. The draft provisions include whistleblower protection, …

Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to Investigate Truck Driver Safety

Reported by Admin | 11 Dec, 2012

The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal announced yesterday that will be looking at truck driver safety with Australian retail providers to ascertain whether claims they are being pushed to meet unsafe delivery deadlines are true. The focus will also be on the long distance freight companies and the livestock and grain industries in 2013. Fatal crashes …

Freight Companies Should Access Driver Records to Improve Road Safety According to ALC

Reported by Admin | 17 Oct, 2012

The ALC (Australian Logistics Council) has claimed that roads would be safer if privacy laws could be bypassed and driver records were available to transport companies in a submission to the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal. According to the ALC transport companies must be able to verify if both employees and contractors who are utilising the …

Senate passes new law to improve road safety of truck drivers

Reported by Haydee | 21 Mar, 2012

The Senate has passed a truck safety bill which aims to improve truck drivers’ road safety. The new law sets up a Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal which will set minimum pay rates and conditions, resolve disputes and check into industry practices. The government believes that the tribunal can help address illegal drug use and speeding …