CoR Compliance Email Update – 19th June 2015
Welcome to your weekly CoR Compliance Email Update! This update will help you to keep up to date with the Chain of Responsibility laws that govern the transport and logistics industry.
Industry and legislation updates
Authorities welcome industry performance at close of Op Austrans
Mixed views between state authorities have emerged at the end of this year’s Operation Austrans trucking compliance blitz but the underlying note was a positive one.
ATA calls for public availability of COR prosecution details
The NHVR has all the states’ Chain Of Responsibility (COR) prosecution details at its fingertips.
Prosecute employers for truck deaths, not drivers says TWU
The Transport Workers’ Union is calling for the criminal prosecution of companies profiting from low cost transport contracts when deaths occur in truck crashes.
Manslaughter verdict for Colbert Transport owner
The owner of a South Australian trucking company who put his driver behind the wheel of a truck with dodgy brakes has been held responsible for his death.
Tougher laws on truck roadworthiness set to follow Colbert Transport driver’s death
A road transport organisation says it looks forward to a toughening of roadworthiness laws for heavy vehicles.
Truck drivers flying high on Vic roads
One in 35 truck drivers tested positive to drug-driving in Victoria during a month-long police operation targeting the industry.
Bundaberg court finds truck driver not guilty over fatal 2012 Bruce Highway crash
A District Court jury found truck driver Maxwell John Rice not guilty of dangerous driving causing death or grievous bodily harm over the crash on the Bruce Highway in November 2012.
Weekly CoR implementation tip
Does your organisation have a Load Management Procedure?
The Load Management Procedure sets out the processes and requirements of the Load Risk Management Framework, key responsibilities, and supporting records, policies and procedures.
Does your Load Management Procedure include the following stages:
- the purpose and scope of the procedure;
- the stages of the Load Risk Management Framework;
- a detailed explanation of the processes and requirements of each stage of the Load Risk Management Framework;
- key roles and detailed responsibilities involved in the Load Risk Management Framework;
- key records and reporting outputs of the Load Risk Management Framework;
- requirements for regular monitoring, review and audit of the Load Risk Management Framework.
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