Journey Information

ROADS

  • What type of roads will you be travelling on?

  • Will you be travelling over 400 Kms on sealed roads?

  • Estimated Klms

Passenger Information

  • Will there be any passengers accompaning you?

  • Enter Passenger Name

  • Passenger
  • Passenger Name:

Destination

  • Departing From:
  • Estimated time of departure

  • Destination:
  • Estimated time of arrival

  • NOTE: Rest stops must be approximately every 2 hours.

  • Rest Stop Locations:

  • Rest Stop
  • NOTE: Rest Stops must be every 2 hours.

  • Enter Rest Stops

  • Estimated check in time:

  • Check in method.

  • To Whom?

  • Check in Phone No:

  • Will you be travelling over 50 Kms on dirt roads

  • Estimated Klms.

Passenger Information

  • Will there be any passengers accompaning you?

  • Enter Passenger Name

  • Passenger
  • Passenger Name:

Destination

  • Departing From:
  • Estimated time of departure

  • Destination:
  • Estimated time of arrival

  • NOTE: Rest stops must be approximately every 2 hours.

  • Rest Stop Locations:

  • Rest Stop
  • NOTE: Rest Stops must be every 2 hours.

  • Enter Rest Stops

  • Estimated check in time:

  • Check in method.

  • To Whom?

  • Check in Phone No:

Driver Check

DRIVER CHECK LIST

  • Note: You must be able to answer ‘yes’ to all the applicable questions prior to commencing your journey. For items marked ‘no’, put controls in place or consult with a Manager / Supervisor prior to departure.

  • Do you have a current & valid licence for this vehicle?

  • Do I have adequate directions to the destination and am I familiar with the route? (Map out your trip to allow adequate time to get to your destination to avoid speeding or skipping rest stops)

  • Google Maps
    https://www.google.com.au/maps/@-34.8304161,138.5800337,15z

  • Do I know the current road conditions? Consider if the road has been closed by floods or fire.

  • Bureau of Meteorology
    http://www.bom.gov.au/

  • Have you had sufficient rest and are you fit for the drive?

  • NOTIFY YOUR MANAGER BEFORE PROCEEDING.

  • Your driving time and non-driving duties will not exceed 10 hours in one day?

  • Has accommodation been booked?

  • NOTE: As per the current "Safe Driving of Light Commercial Vehicles" procedure, accommodation must be booked if your total journey time exceeds 10 hours.

  • Will I complete my journey during daylight hours? (If possible, plan your journey to avoid times when your concentration levels are at their lowest and your vision may be limited. e.g. late at night and early morning)

  • Do I have sufficient drinking water and sustenance? (Allow minimum 1 litre/person per hour)

  • Has your mobile phone been set up as hands-free?

  • The safest way to use a mobile phone is to pull over and park in a safe place. Note: State road rules do not allow mobile phones to be handled while driving

  • Am I aware of the hazards that may be present during this journey and have I got relevant controls in place?

Vehicle Check

VEHICLE CHECKLIST

  • Note: You must be able to answer ‘yes’ to all the applicable questions prior to commencing your journey. For items marked ‘no’, put controls in place or consult with a supervisor prior to departure.

  • Safety kit present in vehicle and fully stocked?

  • Ensure your safety tool kit is fully stocked before your trip commences.

  • Fluid levels acceptable?

  • Vehicle servicing up to date?

  • Tyre pressure and condition okay?

  • Windscreen clear?

  • Mirrors in place?

  • Break lights working?

  • Indicators working?

  • Headlights working?

  • Items on back seat secure (nothing on back seat that can dislodge behind driver)?

  • Any Issues Identified?

  • Add any issues identified.

Pre-Departure Checklist.

Pre-Departure Checklist

  • I have completed the Driver & Vehicle Checklist.

  • The Driver & Vehicle Checklist MUST be completed prior to commencing your journey.

  • I am physically and mentally fit to perform task. (I have had sufficient rest based on past work hours, time of day and not effected by any substance)

  • I have suitable communication equipment (e.g. mobile phone ), charged & operational.

Sign Off

  • Add signature

  • e-mail / scan a copy of the completed Journey Management Plan / Checklist to your Manager / check in contact.

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