Month: July 2018

Industry Bodies Join Forces in Assessing HVNL Fatigue Related Issues

Industry bodies have joined forces to raise their concerns about what they deem a lack of clarity within the HVNL (Heavy Vehicle National Law). The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad), the Western Roads Federation and the Northern Territory Road Transport Association have submitted a joint submission to the NTC. These concerns were brought to the …

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Truck Awarded Massive Payout after being Forced to Falsify Work Diary

A truckie who fell asleep while driving in Alabama was awarded $114 million (US$80 million) by a Texas jury after suing his bosses for forcing him to falsify his logs and continue driving when he should have taken a mandatory 34-hour break. Three companies owned by Jorge Marin were fined $36 million each for exemplary …

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Fatigued Driving: Police Release Statement About Resting Before Driving Following Rollover

While we know that fatigued driving in the road transport industry is more complex than a driver not having enough sleep, the police have released a statement about the importance of resting before driving following a truck rollover on the Brisbane Valley Highway, Coominya. The incident happened in June and was attended to by officers …

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