Author: Les Johnson

Driver Safety

https://rsdaa.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Les-Johnson-interview-with-Raf.mp3   ABC Radio Interview A few days back I was asked to comment on the frequency of assaults against drivers in Melbourne. The mp3 of the interview is attached. So far this year there has been a number of serious assaults that drivers have been subjected to, only one where the driver was actually doing an allocated job for a rideshare operator, and the other two where drivers were victims of road rage attacks. All three drivers were lucky to survive their attacks and as a result they are now very much out of pocket for their misfortune....

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RSDAA Drivers’ Code of Conduct | Accredited Drivers

Do you want to be part of the RSDAA’s Accredited Driver force?   Become a financial member and accept the RSDAA Drivers’ Code of Conduct and we’ll mail you your RSDAA Accredited Driver sticker.   What is the Code of Conduct? The Code advises what is expected of RSDAA member drivers to ensure services are delivered to a high standard and in a manner, which does not bring the industry into disrepute. Why have a Code? This Code advises drivers of their responsibilities and obligations, it is also designed to assist all industry members to provide a high-quality service...

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Annual General Meeting 2018

Yesterday 29th April we held the second AGM in Brisbane for the RSDAA where reports from serving members were delivered then the committee stood down for elections to be held. A new committee was elected to help steer the Association forward for the next twelve months. It was also announced to those present that the RSDAA is now a registered legal entity to operate nationally. As such the work load has increased substantially and a decision was made to expand the size of the committee to spread the workload. To all our new committee members I say welcome to...

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RSDAA meets with the ATO

Today members of the RSDAA committee had a very productive meeting with senior members of staff from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) here in Brisbane where many issues were discussed. The meeting was attended by Bob Mason, Les Johnson and Rosalina Kariotakis (via phone link from Sydney), also on a phone link up was a tax officer from Adelaide, with two senior officers from Brisbane at the meeting. I think the most important issue discussed today was the liability of drivers to comply with Tax Laws and issues in relation to this were discussed. Our responsibility in relation to...

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