Month: January 2018

Understanding Legislation the First Step in Complying with CoR

The Mona Vale crash was a horrific historical landmark to truckies which also brought negligent trucking industry behaviour into the spotlight. Now more than 4 years after the crash even harsher Chain of Responsibility legislation is set to come into effect, ensuring that nobody is exempt from penalties when it comes to this type of …

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Truck Drivers Caught Drug Driving in Nationwide Blitz

A nationwide blitz has highlighted the massive problem of drug use among truck drivers with more than a dozen truckies pulled over testing positive for drugs and others driving defected vehicles. During the blitz police conducted random screenings and checks on 527 heavy vehicle drivers, with 15 of them returning positive methylamphetamine readings. One also …

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Truck Driver Arrested After Driving with Disqualified Licence and Speeding

A heavy vehicle driver was recently arrested for driving while high on methamphetamine and tampering with the vehicle’s speed limiter. The truck was stopped by police from The Heavy Vehicle Enforcement Section along the Princes Highway recently when the man was charged with driving while disqualified, failure to carry a work diary and possessing a …

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