Month: October 2013

Chain of Responsibility Breach – Supply Chain Nightmare

Strategic Supply Chain Nightmare The recent Mona Vale Tanker Accident, Cootes Transport accident was a tragic loss of life that has highlighted that vehicle compliance levels at Cootes was not adequate. The immediate reaction by law enforcement agencies in NSW and Victoria was to inspect Cootes operations. The defect notices issued by the authorities led …

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Truck Safety Video launched by ATA

Watch the ATA’s video here: Link: http://youtu.be/dLlPki7CZ04 The Australian Trucking Association has released the latest in a serious of safety videos in its’ series on truck safety, aimed at improving road safety involving trucks. The ATA revealed the animated video recently which aims to educate motorists on how to avoid a truck’s blind spots, reminding …

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Study shows Fatigue Major Contributor to Truck Accidents

A study by Curtin University has confirmed what many have longed feared, that fatigue is a major contributor to truck crashes. According to the university study truck drivers who have not undergone fatigue management training are 6 times more likely to have an accident. Over a period of 12 months, the researchers looked into heavy …

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Chain of Responsibility Update: Safety Guidelines to Help Truckies stay safe on Roadside

Truck drivers are exposed to so many risks to their health and safety every day which is why the release of new truck emergency safety guidelines is so welcomed. The guidelines are focused on assisting truck drivers to stay safe while on the side of the road repairing broken down trucks. The title of the …

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