Legislation

Bus safety legislation

Bus safety legislation in Victoria is made up of several Acts and Regulations.

The Act and Regulations have been designed to promote an improved safety culture across bus operations, and apply to all commercial and non-commercial operations. The Bus Safety Act provides for the safe operation of bus services in Victoria, in particular:

  • The effective management of safety risks in bus operations
  • Continuous improvement in bus safety management
  • Public confidence in the safety of bus services
  • The involvement of relevant stakeholders in bus safety, and
  • Promoting a safety culture among persons who participate in providing a bus service.