CTP insurance arrangements for the point to point industry

We are consulting about the current transitional arrangements of CTP insurance for the point to point industry which are set to expire in December 2020.

  • The Issue

    Consultation period: 13/11/2018 11:00 am to 21/12/2018 5:00 pm

    We are seeking feedback on issues that will be considered in the development of future Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance arrangements for the point to point industry ie beyond December 2020 when the current transitional arrangements are set to expire. The point to point industry refers to passenger services that are carried out in accordance with the Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Act 2016.

    Issues for discussion

    Three issues are explored in the Point to Point Horizon Scanning Issues Paper. These issues have been informed by presentations and discussions held at the Horizon Scanning Workshop conducted by SIRA in September 2018. The issues are:

    1. Design principles to guide development

    • Affordability and sustainability
    • Simplicity
    • Promotes competition
    • Promotes road safety
    • Neutrality
    • Evidence based
    • Privacy
    • Future proof
    • Fair pricing of risk

    2. Key challenges

    • Multiple functions
    • Vehicle, driver and business relationships
    • Identification
    • Access

    3. Proposed risk rating factors

    • Kilometres travelled
    • Location
    • Time of day
    • Shift durations/rolling shifts
    • Driver condition
    • Vehicle usage
    • Vehicle design and features
    • Effective corporate safety policies

    Have your say

    Industry stakeholders are encouraged to read the Point to Point Horizon Scanning Issues Paper and provide comment and/or respond to the questions that are outlined in the document.

    You don’t need to answer every question but you should address the specific issues raised in the paper and where possible provide evidence to support your feedback.

    We will publish your submission if not told otherwise.

    Next steps

    Following consideration of all the submissions SIRA will develop options for new point to point CTP arrangements. These will be outlined in a further consultation paper scheduled for release in the second quarter of 2019.

  • Milestones

    1 Dec 2017 Motor Accidents Injuries Act 2017 commenced with transitional arrangements
    Sep 2018 Horizon scanning workshop held which commenced the consultation and development process for post transitional CTP arrangements
    13 Nov 2018 Consultation on the “Point to Point Horizon Scanning Issues Paper” opens
    21 Dec 2018 Consultation on the “Point to Point Horizon Scanning Issues Paper” closes
    Q2 2019TBC
  • Outcomes

    SIRA received five submissions to the Point to Point Horizon Scanning Issues Paper. All non-confidential submissions have been published on the SIRA website.

    Responses to key issues outlined in the issues paper will inform the next stage of stakeholder consultation which will include a discussion paper on options for new point to point CTP arrangements when the current arrangements expire on 1 December 2020.

    Any inquiries about the consultation process should be sent to ctppolicy@sira.nsw.gov.au

    View the submissions here

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