John Kelly Memorial Award
The TruckSafe John Kelly Memorial Award recognises a TruckSafe accredited operator that has successfully implemented the program and encouraged others to join TruckSafe.
The award honours the late John Kelly, posthumous winner of the ATA Outstanding Contribution Award in 2008.
John was heavily involved in the early development of Team 200 (the predecessor of TruckSafe), helped in the development of fatigue management programs and assisted in implementing a number of driver training programs.
Nominees for this award must be a current accredited member of the TruckSafe program who have undergone an external audit in the previous year.
They must demonstrate:
they have been TruckSafe accredited for 5 consecutive years or more
compliance with the TruckSafe business rules and code of conduct
they have paid all TruckSafe membership fees and kept their account in good order
implementation and compliance to the TruckSafe Program including all core modules with minimum Non Conformance Reports (NCR’s) during an external audit
prompt close out of any non-conformance reports; and
a reputation for integrity and ethical behaviour in trucking.
Finalists must authorise the TruckSafe Industry Accreditation Council (TIAC) to seek other information that will assist in the judging process. This could include, but is not limited to:
quarterly compliance and internal review reports
employee and customer statements/satisfaction
insurance history/benefits; and
at fault incident and accident reports.
The John Kelly Memorial Award is part of the ATA’s National Trucking Industry Awards, held annually at the Trucking Australia conference.
The TruckSafe John Kelly Memorial Award is proudly sponsored by AEI Transport Insurance Brokers.