This article written by our Queensland Counterpart, the QTA has to rate as one of the best ever critiques of the Heavy Vehicle driver fatigue management system.

For once someone has actually stood back and looked at what we have achieved in the last 80 years since the introduction of heavy vehicle driver fatigue laws.

Driver fatigue is a serious issue and it must be addressed.  But after 80 years are we actually on the right path to solving the problem?

Drink driving like fatigue both impact a drivers ability but contrast how each is managed.

Over the past 50 years drink-driving crashes have significantly decreased because legislators, scientists and enforcement agencies worked together to quantify and address impairment, rather than simply introducing a log book to record how many drinks a driver had

This article has to rate as one of the must read articles this year.  Click the image to go to the article in BigRigs


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