Position: Road & Transport Safety Consultant
Expertise: Transport Industry Safety, Heavy Vehicles
Roger Sanders joined Delta-V Experts in January 2008 following an outstanding career with the Victoria Police, attaining the commissioned officer rank of Inspector and then in a role as a safety and training consultant with the transport and logistics industry.
During his service within the Victoria Police, Roger served in General Duties, Highway Patrol, Crime Car Squad, Criminal Investigation Branch, Stolen Motor Vehicle Squad, Fraud Squad and Accident Investigation. As a Commissioned Officer, Roger served as the Traffic Prosecutions Officer, Officer in Charge Road Safety Task Force and relieving as Officer in Charge of the Accident Investigation Section.
During July 1999, Roger undertook a study tour and research project to the U.S.A. on behalf of the Victorian Government studying drug use, detection methods, fatigue and hours of service within the transport industry. He represented the Victoria Police Force on numerous committees and working parties some of which included:
- Victorian Enforcement Liaison Group
- Queensland Fatigue Management Project Team
- Truck Operations Committee
- Linking Victoria Committee
- Social Development Committee Re Bus Safety
- Road Safety Reference Group
- Member of the Trucksafe Accreditation Review Panel.
Roger is currently a member of the Coroner’s Transport Industry Safety Group. He was acknowledged as one of Australia’s leading advisors on safety, fatigue, duty of care and due diligence as applied to the road transport industry.
Roger provides advice to transport & logistics companies, governments and other industry sectors on safety systems, risk management, safety management and compliance with standards proclaimed in legislation and published in Codes of Practice. During his police service Roger was awarded the National Medal and Victoria Police Service Medal. In 2003 Roger was further recognised for service to the community by being award the Centenary of Federation Medal.