Potential Benefits from SAFED NZ for buses and coaches

What savings can I expect from undergoing SAFED NZ training?

We have developed this calculator to let you work out what savings you might get from undertaking training in SAFED NZ for Buses and Coaches.  This calculator also lets you work out how quickly you would get a payback from undertaking the training, based on those savings. You can either use the default data provided, or overtype with your own values.

COSTS
Step 1: Fleet Size
Enter the number of vehicles in your fleet   
Vehicle type   
Vehicle usage   
Average yearly distance travelled   
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Step 2: Fuel Bill
Choose either Actual Fuel Bill or Estimated Fuel Bill
Actual Fuel Bill
If you know your annual fuel bill for these vehicles, please enter it here $
Estimated Fuel Bill
If you don't know your annual fuel bill for these vehicles, please fill in the following fields: Please note:
Where a default value has been given below, you can overtype it if you have a more accurate figure.
Fuel consumption units   
Estimated fuel consumption   
Current diesel price $
THIS IS YOUR CALCULATED TOTAL ANNUAL FUEL BILL: $
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Step 3: Savings
EXPECTED FUEL SAVING BENEFITS FROM SAFED NZ COURSE
Expected long term fuel saving from SAFED NZ (see Note 1)   %
REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE SAVINGS
Estimated repair and maintenance costs per km $
Expected long term repair and maintenance savings based on km estimate above (see Note 2)   %
THIS IS YOUR EXPECTED TOTAL SAVINGS PER VEHICLE PER YEAR: $
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Step 4: Payback
If I get these savings, how quickly could I get a payback from SAFED NZ training? Please note:
Estimate is based on the savings calculation above and figures supplied below.
Enter number of trainees (default=number of vehicles)   
Enter course cost (per trainee) provided to you by instructor $
Enter any other costs (per trainee), such as hiring replacement driver, if relevant $
THIS IS THE ESTIMATED NUMBER OF MONTHS IT WILL TAKE FOR PAYBACK ON TRAINING:   
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Note 1: Five percent is a conservative estimate based on measured long term gains from UK scheme on which SAFED NZ is based. Short term benefits may be over 10%.
Note 2: Two percent is a conservative estimate based on the results from the final pilot of SAFED NZ in March and April 2010. These results predicted a 4% long term reduction in R&M costs.

We do not guarantee that you will achieve these savings. Individual results from SAFED NZ will vary depending on the driver, the type of vehicle and the type of work they are doing.