Sydney Trucking Firm Has Trucks Seized after Fatal Incident



Police in NSW have issued 8 defect notices to a trucking company in Sydney’s West after one of the company’s trucks was involved in a crash that killed 2 people.

NSW Police raided the company’s premises and examined 14 trucks after obtaining a search warrant for the company’s Kemps Creek depot.

Authorities found 2 trucks had major mechanical and brake issues, fuel leaks and multiple minor defects.

A number of trucks were also taken to an RMS facility for further examination.

The police also examined driver log books and found the company had poor fatigue management practices.

A chain of responsibility investigation is underway.

As Traffic & Highway Patrol Command’s acting assistant commissioner David Driver  highlights, operators must be aware of their responsibilities and ensure safe practices at all times.

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