• 12/15 – RSRT – A New Paradigm or History Repeating Itself ?

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    WATM | December 2015
    By Ian King (CEO WARTA).

    Recently there has been thousands of words written about the issues facing Owner Drivers including the most important – survival.

    The Federal Government’s Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) was established under the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012 (Cth) (RSR Act) on 1 July 2012. The objective of the RSRT Act is to promote safety and fairness in the road transport industry.

    Each year, over 1.2 million people die on the world’s roads and up to 50 million are injured as a result of road crashes costing countries up to 3% of their gross domestic product (GDP).

    According to the World Health Organisation, in 2004, road traffic injuries were the ninth most common cause of death, globally. It is predicted at the current rate, by 2030, road traffic injuries will be the fifth most common cause of death in the world, surpassing HIV/AIDS…

    To read more, a pdf version of the full article is available for download here.

    This article is from the December 2015 issue of the WA Transport Magazine. The WA Transport Magazine is available directly from the publisher – Angry Chicken Publishing.