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Cameras on Federal Highway For Monitoring Heavy Vehicles

As part of the National Compliance and Information System (NCIS), supported by the Federal Government and National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR), new heavy vehicle monitoring cameras have been placed on both sides of the ACT’s Federal Highway near the NSW

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South Australian Transport Minister To Introduce Hefty Fine Increases for Drivers and Companies on South Eastern Freeway

New penalties have come into effect for truck and bus drivers detected driving unsafely on the down-track of the SA’s South Eastern Freeway. The government recently announced the new offences and penalties which came into effect on May 1 and

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Truck Driver Arrested for Driving Over Alcohol Limit

A truck driver has been arrested for driving over the alcohol limit after he blew 0.132 in a breathalyser test. Police stopped the truck as part of Operation Interceptor in Port Botany when they issued a breathalyser test to the

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Tougher Speeding Fines for WA Drivers

Drivers in Western Australian should beware, especially if they are prone to speeding. The state government has just introduced new penalties for speeding drivers. The Road Traffic Code 2000 has been amended to give state police the power to issue

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Truck Driver Fined for Tampering with Speed Limiter

A truck driver was recently stopped by police on Forrester Road, St Marys, then discovered that the vehicle’s speed limiter had been tampered with. Police said an engine control module downloaded revealed that the vehicle could reach top speeds of

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Chain of Responsibility Update: Hundreds of Trucks Caught Speeding

In period of 6 days between December 2nd and 8th 2013, the number of trucks caught speeding on South Eastern Freeway reached more than 250. This was thanks to the new cameras which were fitted at Crafter and Leawood Gardens.

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22 Killed in Crash Caused by Speeding Truck

A horrific truck crash which took place on a busy road in South Africa during peak hour traffic has claimed the lives of 22 people and injured numerous others. The tragedy took place when the brakes on the truck supposedly

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Truck Crash Kills Motorcycle Driver

A tragic truck crash in Melbourne recently claimed the life of a motorcyclist when the 2 vehicles, a truck and a motorcycle collided. Many motorists are not aware that driving in the vicinity of trucks requires a little more care

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Garbage Trucks Collide in Auburn Trapping driver

A truck driver was trapped in his vehicle after it ran into the back of another garbage truck. The other driver was also trapped in the wreckage. Although any incident involving a heavy vehicle can be serious, incidents involving 2

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More Drivers Caught Speeding

Source : John Liu Speeding seems to be a problem that is still very prevalent on our roads. Just this week a young truck driver was caught travelling 30 km per hour over the speed limit on The Hume Highway,

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