Why Fatigue Laws Reduce Load Restraint Safety

You often receive the most insightful comments from the older more experienced truck drivers. Late last year, an older truck driver with over 40 years experience, made the point to me that Fatigue Laws reduced Load Safety. Not getting what he meant, I asked him to explain, and when he did , I certainly could […]

Why Truck Driving Training Must be Reviewed

Do we need to train Truck Drivers to drive along specific roads?  That is the question now facing the industry, based on the South Australian Coroner report in two fatal truck crashes that recommended: “all truck drivers in South Australia and interstate be given specific training on using the down track of the South Eastern Freeway.” The […]

Specialists being Employed to Increase Chain of Responsibility Investigations

State Authorities are Employing Specialists to Increase Chain of Responsibility Investigations. Victoria Victoria Police are now employing over 20 specialist mechanics to conduct roadside maintenance inspections.  Already thousands of road side inspections have been conducted. “And it’s rumoured they found one truck with the trailer brakes chained back because the air hose connections were broken.” […]