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Industry and legislation updates
The heaviest trucks on Victoria’s roads have been banned from the West Gate Bridge because of concerns the ageing bridge may not be strong enough to support the heavy vehicles.
A Perth truck driver who may have tried to fake his own death to avoid court after fatally striking a tow truck worker in an emergency lane has been jailed for 20 months.
The New South Wales is set to trial a technology solution to congestion by connecting trucks with traffic lights.
Strong new chain of responsibility laws will enable action to be taken against trucking industry customers who currently deny they are covered by the laws at all, the Australian Trucking Association Council heard yesterday.
The federal government will use part of the $4 million annual funding being redirected to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) in the wake of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT)’s removal to implement a range of heavy vehicle focused safety initiatives, including a high-tech network monitoring system.
The most horrific crash in the horror period from 8pm on Friday claimed the lives of two men and a woman after the Commodore sedan in which they were travelling collided with a truck at Burrumbeet near Ballarat just after midnight on Saturday.
The accident appears to have caused significant structural damage to the property, with bricks shifted several centimetres forward in several places.
Police said the truck struck the 48-year-old Apollo Bay man before rolling about 300 metres and coming to rest inside the lounge room of a home in nearby Overview Cr.
TruckSafe has a new member, with Victorian company Southern Rivers Haulage joining the accreditation program this month.
Truck brings down 300 metres of tram lines on St Kilda Road
A truck brought down nearly 300 metres of tram lines on St Kilda Road on Thursday, causing significant delays on several key lines.
Two young girls and two adults from the same family are dead following a crash between their station wagon and a truck in South Australia’s mid-north.
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