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Mobile application based heavy vehicle fatigue compliance in Australian operations

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Mirowski, L and Scanlan, J, Mobile application based heavy vehicle fatigue compliance in Australian operations, Proceedings from the 2018 Australasian Database Conference, 23-25 May 2018, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 303-315. ISSN 0302-9743 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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Copyright 2018 Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature The final authenticated version is available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92013-9_24 .

DOI: doi:10.1007/978-3-319-92013-9_24

Abstract

The Australian National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) defines the rules for fatigue management in heavy haulage trucking operations. The rules place restrictions on total work and minimum rest hours, and are aimed at regulating the potential for fatigue risk amongst drivers. This paper presents a performance-based fatigue management system based on driver fatigue data stored in simple mobile databases and deployed via Android smart phones. The system funded by WorkSafe Tasmania and entitled, Logistics Fatigue Manager (LFM), was evaluated with a cohort of heavy haulage drivers in Australian forestry. The correlation between driver fatigue estimates and actual sleep hours (recorded using FitBits) is confirmed, and is also supported through driver interviews. The benefit is that management of fatigue risk could be more tailored to individual drivers opening up efficiency gains across supply chains.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:data entry, mobile databases, data heuristics
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Information Systems
Research Field:Database Management
Objective Division:Transport
Objective Group:Ground Transport
Objective Field:Road Safety
Author:Mirowski, L (Dr Luke Mirowski)
Author:Scanlan, J (Dr Joel Scanlan)
ID Code:125670
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2018-04-28
Last Modified:2018-06-28
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