Month: March 2014

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Chain of Responsibility Update: New Technologies that help prevent Truck Crashes

According to recent reports trucking lobby wants all states to follow the lead of NSW in making electronic stability control (ESC) for all dangerous good tankers a mandatory requirement. According to The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) a similar approach to electronic stability control (ESC) technology should be taken around the country, as we have seen …

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Chain of Responsibility Update: Transport Giant could be banned from NSW Roads

Transport companies should recognise how important it is to comply with Chain of Responsibility and heavy vehicle laws or face similar woes as transport giant Cootes Transport who may now be banned from NSW roads. According to media reports moves are underway to expel the disgraced company from New South Wales roads but the dangerous …

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2 Dead in Melbourne Truck Crash – State Road Death Toll Rises

A truck crash in Melbourne’s Steels Creek has resulted in 2 fatalities. It is believed that a man and a 12 year old girl were killed when a truck hit a 4 wheel drive vehicle on the north east of Melbourne recently. Police say the truck may have accidentally crossed onto the wrong side of …

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