Rail Back on Track – a Queensland transport lobby group wants truck drivers who drive their oversized truck under a bridge that it won’t fit under more than once to be banned for life from holding a licence.
Robert Dow from the group said offenders should lose their licences for up to 6 months after a first offence and a lifetime driving ban for second time offenders.
He made the call following bridge strikes in Buranda, Dutton Park in Brisbane and Indooroopilly.
Mr Dow laid out a 3 phase plan to address the issue of bridge strikes including tougher penalties, more education campaigns and more warning devices.
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