This is part of the Journey-Related Practices from the IOGP Land Transportation Safety Recommended Practice documented in their Report 365. This page only summarises the guidance – refer to the IOGP report and/or IOGP website for further information.
Follow a prescribed journey management plan.
- Journey management will help you to travel and arrive safely.
- Drivers follow the agreed journey plan.
- Apply the IOGP Life-Saving Rule for Driving: “I follow journey management requirements”.
- Confirm if a journey management plan is required before staring a journey.
- Discuss (and confirm agreement of) the journey management plan with the authorised person before starting the journey.
- Understand the journey management plan before starting the journey.
- Comply with the duty, driving, and rest hours [risk mitigation controls] as specified in the journey management plan.
- Follow the route specified in the journey management plan.
- Tell the authorised person immediately if changes occur.
- Plan their route in advance. This includes knowing the directions, likely traffic density, weather conditions, etc.
- Check the journey management plan is in place and is being followed.
- Check the driver understands and complies with the journey management plan.
Supervisors, Managers, Leaders:
- Routinely question the need for journeys, always searching to eliminate the journey or find an alternate means of achieving the journey objective.
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