Notification of Bus Incident

Bus Safety Act 2009 (Vic), Bus Safety Regulations 2010 (Vic)

Obligation to report incidents

Under section 65 of the Bus Safety Act 2009 (Vic), accredited and registered bus operators must notify the Safety Director of prescribed bus incidents in accordance with the Bus Safety Regulations 2010 (Vic). Failure to do so attracts a penalty of 50 penalty units.

If you have not done so already, the first step in reporting an incident is to contact the Transport Safety Victoria duty officer by telephone on 1800 301 151.



  1. Maximum 1,000 characters


  2. When did the incident happen? (required)
  3. If the incident relates to a positive drug or alcohol reading as a result of a random check by the bus operator, go to question 12



  4. What services attended?

  5. What type of incident was it?


  6. Type of bus service (tick appropriate box)
  7. Were any persons killed or seriously injured as a result of the incident?

    Please provide details below (enter numbers in the correspondent boxes):

    Fatalities
    Number of Adult Child
    (under 18)
    Unknown
    Employees    
    Passengers
    Others
    Serious injuries
    Number of Adult Child
    (under 18)
    Unknown
    Employees    
    Passengers
    Others
  8. Was there a loss of control of the bus or significant damage to property?
    Specify the details (choose which applies)
  9. Was an alcohol and/or drug test conducted on the driver/employee?
    Alcohol result
    Drugs result
  10. Has or will the bus operator convene an investigation into the incident?

Acknowledgment

By completing this section, I acknowledge that (tick both boxes below): (required)




In case the contact name for further inquiries from TSV is not the same
as above, complete the section below:



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Transport Safety Victoria contact details

Incident telephone 1800 301 151
PO Box 2797 Melbourne VIC 3001
121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Fax 03 9655 6611
Email online.incidents@transportsafety.vic.gov.au
Website transportsafety.vic.gov.au

Disclaimers

Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) collects and holds the personal information provided in this application to assist the Director, Transport Safety (Safety Director) to administer the Bus Safety Act 2009 (Vic) and Bus Safety Regulations 2010 (Vic). TSV is committed to protecting personal information in accordance with its obligations under the Bus Safety Act 2009 (Vic). The personal information provided in this report may be disclosed to other government agencies in accordance with the Bus Safety Act 2009 (Vic) and the Transport Integration Act 2010 (Vic). It is an offence under the Bus Safety Act 2009 (Vic) to give information that is false or misleading in relation to a report.

The individuals whose personal information is collected on this report have a right to seek access to this personal information and to seek correction of any error in the personal information held. All individuals whose personal information is included with this report should be informed of this fact. For more information on privacy please refer to TSV's privacy statement at transportsafety.vic.gov.au/privacy.