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©2018 by Driving Health Study, Monash University

Driving Health is led by Monash University, supported by NHMRC Partnership Project grant number GNT1169395 and is co-funded by study partners TWU, Linfox and the Centre for Work Health and Safety

We need your voice

Over 1000 surveys already completed!!

National Transport Industry Health and Wellbeing Study

If you drive for a living we want to hear from you!

It only takes 10 mins and is completely confidential.

Read our latest report

Full report

Summary 

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Hear from other drivers

A message from the twu

LATEST NEWS

RESEARCH PROGRAM

The Driving Health study is a partnership between researchers, employers, unions and government to understand and improve the health of transport workers. You can read on to learn about our findings, our partners, and the research program.

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DRIVER SURVEY

We want to hear from drivers about their health. We are running a large national survey of drivers to understand their work, health, and lifestyle. We also want to speak with employers.

RESEARCH PROGRAM

Driving Health involves three main phases. The first involves analysis of national datasets. The second is a large truck driver survey. The third and final stage will develop programs to improve health.

FINDINGS

We regularly release new findings from the study. These include reports, infographics, presentations and research articles.  Click through to read our findings.

NEWS & RESOURCES

NEW PARTNERSHIP GRANT TO IMPROVE DRIVER HEALTH

May 14 2019

We are pleased to announce that we have secured a National Health and Medical Research Council partnership project grant for the Driving Health Study.

LINFOX INDUSTRY EVENT

28 February, 2019

Prof Alex Collie presented study findings to date at the recent Linfox symposium on Chain of Responsibility legislation, Sydney.

STUDY REPORT #3

December 11, 2018

Our latest report focuses on the health care use of injured and ill truck drivers.

MORE HEALTH SUPPORT NEEDED

December 11, 2018

Monash University media release describing the findings of our 3rd study report

THE AGE

August 21, 2018

Truck Driving the Most Dangerous Job, says Monash University Study

ABC RADIO

August 22, 2018

Dr Ross Iles was interviewed on ABC Radio following the release of our second report.

THE CONVERSATION

August 7, 2018

Article by Canadian researcher Alexander Crizzle on the importance of health and training for truck drivers

SOLUTIONS

January, 2018

Article on the Driving Health study in the Linfox Solutions Magazine (page 17/18).

CONTACT US

Please provide your contact information to express interest in the study and/or to send us a message.


Thanks!!


The Driving Health Study team

Monash University, Australia