Driving Health Allocator Training Program

Launching mid October – Register now!

This program has been created by the Driving Health team at Monash University for allocators, supervisors and line managers of truck drivers. The online program is free, confidential and only takes 20 minutes to complete.

Completing this program will give you the opportunity to increase your awareness and understanding of the factors impacting driver health and wellbeing, and also identify what factors you can have influence over.

The program will help us make the transport industry healthier and safer for drivers so we can keep Australia moving.

If you have not yet signed up, please do so via the link below and you’ll be notified once the DHAT Program has officially launched. 

Research Program

DRIVING HEALTH WEBINAR SERIES

The Driving Health team hosted a series of online webinars over the course of September 2021 to present some key findings from the Driving Health project, looking into the health and wellbeing of Australian truck drivers.

RESEARCH PROGRAM AND FINDINGS

Driving Health involves three main phases. The first involves analysis of national datasets. The second is a large truck driver survey. The third and final stage will develop programs to improve health. We regularly release new findings from the study. These include reports, infographics, presentations and research articles.  Click through to read our findings.

DRIVING HEALTH ALLOCATOR TRAINING PROGRAM

The third and final stage of the Driving Health Project has involved the integration of all the findings from Reports 1-8 in the development of an online training program aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of truck drivers.

Research Impact

Study lead Associate Professor Ross Iles presented the latest findings from the Driving Health Project at the 2021 Senate Enquiry for the Development of a viable, safe, sustainable and efficient road transport industry. The report: Without Trucks Australia Stops: the development of a viable, safe, sustainable and efficient road transport industry has been released. Click here to find out more or download the report below.

REPORTS

REPORT #8

DETERMINANTS OF AUSTRALIAN TRUCK DRIVER PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH AND DRIVING PERFORMANCE

This report describes the results from the Driving Health Telephone survey characterising the factors that influence the health and driving performance of Australian truck drivers.

REPORTS

REPORT #7

UNEVEN WEAR: HEALTH & WELLBEING OF PROFESSIONAL TRUCK DRIVERS

This report identifies factors influencing and promoting health and wellbeing for truck drivers from their perspectives and that of their family. 

REPORTS

REPORT #6

SURVEY OF THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH OF AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS

This report describes the results from the Driving Health Online survey characterising the physical and mental health of Australian truck drivers and the factors impacting health and driving outcomes.

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