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EOI-Eyes on Fatigue Project

  • 12 Aug 2019
  • 30 Sep 2019
  • Various


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The QTA is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for members to take part in a  trial of in-vehicle driver monitoring technology.  The technology being used will be Gen 2 Guardian Seeing Machine System

The Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) has funded this QTA led project to ascertain the effectiveness of driver monitoring technology in reducing the incidence of driver distraction, inattention and fatigue episodes.

The opportunity exists for eligible road freight operators in Queensland who have a safety management system in place.

There are two strands to this project which runs for twelve months from October 2019:

STRAND ONE – fleets currently NOT using driver monitoring technology

Commitment required:
-Person in business to lead and manage project communication
-Business owner/staff member participate in information sessions and attend bi-monthly project meetings (or phone hook-ups)
-Follow structured on-boarding process with staff
-Follow Griffith University's evaluation processes
-Time allocation for installation of system in trucks (2hrs/truck)

What's involved:
-Undertake assessment of current risk and consequence management framework
-Operations staff and drivers participation in short surveys and interviews during the course of the project
-Participation in the pilot by consenting to use anonymized data for evaluation purposes

What's included:

-cost of hardware and up to $500 installation costs
-operators will retain the hardware after project completion

Operator costs:
-any installation costs over $500
-Monthly subscription cost for three years

STRAND TWO – fleets currently using Guardian driver monitoring technology

What's involved:
-Participation by operations staff and drivers in short surveys and interviews during the course of the project.

Why participate:
-Be part of a pilot project that will form part of an evidence based report to help shape new laws and the benefits of using technology to improve safety outcomes.

To express your interest, please complete the Registration form by 23 August 2019.

If you would like further information, please contact Jamie McKeachie, QTA Project Support.  E or M 0427 600 620

This project is funded by the Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC).  Research and evaluation will be conducted by Griffith University.


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