Safety

Driver Vehicle Dashboard - Traffic Light System Quick Guide

Category: 
Compliance, Safety, Booking Service Providers, Taxi Service Providers

This Quick Guide is designed to help authorised service providers interpret the traffic light indicators as they apply to drivers.

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Driver Vehicle Dashboard - Traffic Light System

Category: 
Compliance, Safety, Booking Service Providers, Taxi Service Providers

The Driver Vehicle Dashboard allows authorised service providers to run near real-time checks on drivers and vehicles, with outcomes of those checks displayed in traffic light format.

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Disqualifying Offences for Drivers of Taxis or Hire Vehicles

Category: 
Compliance, Safety

Clause 24 of the Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Regulation 2017 (the Regulation) lists disqualifying offences.

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Safety Audit Tool

Category: 
Safety

The safety audit tool has been developed to assist service providers comply with their conditions of authorisation and is to be completed by an authorised officer of the Point to Point Transport Commissioner. 

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Safety Audits

Category: 
Compliance, Safety

The Point to Point Transport Commissioner takes a risk-based approach to conducting audits on authorised taxi and booking service providers. This fact sheet explains the safety audit process.

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Notifiable Occurrences

Category: 
Safety

Taxi and booking service providers are required to report certain accidents or incidents associated with their operations to the Commissioner. These are called notifiable occurrences.

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Managing Driver Fatigue

Category: 
Safety

Service providers and drivers need to be aware of the dangers of driver fatigue and the safety risks associated with tiredness.

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Safety Standards for Vehicles Providing Booked Services

Category: 
Safety

It is a condition of authorisation that Booking Service Providers comply with the safety standards for hire vehicles and taxis used to provide booked passenger services. The vehicle owner also has obligations relating to these safety standards.

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Due Diligence

Category: 
Safety

Under the new Point to Point Transport law, officers are people who hold positions of responsibility (a company director or someone in senior management) who are responsible for ensuring safety obligations are met by exercising due diligence.

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Safety Standards for Drivers

Category: 
Safety

Drivers have a duty of care to themselves, their passengers and others and must comply with reasonable polices and directions of authorised service providers.

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