Our Team

Our team of dedicated road safety professionals provide a unique level of service, experience and technical expertise.

 

Everyone at Driver Safety Australia is committed to improving the safety on our roads. Our national instruction team are highly qualified and all our operations are overseen by our industry leading corporate management team.

Russell  White - Managing Director

Russell White's experience in the Driver Training Industry spans more than 20 years an he is widely regarded as one of Australia's leading Road Safety advocates.

Throughout his career, Russell has assisted thousands of people from all over the world to become safe and competent drivers by passing on his skills and knowledge of “The Art of Technically Better Driving.”
He is a regular media commentator on road safety issues and contributes written articles for several leading publications.

He has been at the forefront of some of the most recent research into driver training and established a joint research program with Griffith University on the Gold Coast.
This PHD study has focused on the biomechanics of the driver and how these impact on the driver’s performance and was a world first in this field. Currently, he has continued his academic studies and completed a Graduate Certificate in Road Safety with CARRS-Q. Governments at both State and Federal levels have sought Russell’s views on Road Safety issues.

 He has presented papers at hearings for the Queensland Travel Safe Committee and the Transport and Regional Policy Committee at Parliament House in Canberra.
He has designed and delivered various Training and Vehicle Release programs for Vehicle manufacturers such as Holden and BMW. He was also the manager for the Mercedes-Benz National Driver Training Program. This ambitious program was unique and the first national program ever to be undertaken by a vehicle manufacturer.

In addition he is also the host of a weekly motoring program on Radio 4BC and has appeared on a number of television programs including Sunrise, 60 Minutes, A Current Affair, Getaway, Brisbane Extra, Today Tonight, Sunrise and The Great South East.
Russell's passion for driving and improving safety on our roads has lead to the creation of Driver Safety Australia and the Fatality Free Friday Road Safety campaign.




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