Trucking company fined over ‘preventable’ deaths of Irish construction workers

Trucking company fined over ‘preventable’ deaths of Irish construction workers

Updated May 17, 2018 19:48:25 Photo: Gerry Bradley (left) and Joe McDermott (right) were crushed to death by a concrete slab. (Supplied: Facebook) A trucking company has been fined $160,000 over the deaths of two Irish workers who were crushed by falling concrete panels at an East Perth construction site. …

Trucking industry blasts underspending on rest stops, fears it will take major accident to spark change – ABC Rural

Trucking industry blasts underspending on rest stops, fears it will take major accident to spark change – ABC Rural

South Australia’s trucking industry has slammed a lack of funding for vehicle rest stops, saying it could take up to 50 years before there are enough stops to meet the Government’s own standards. According to the SA Road Transport Association (SARTA), Federal Government requirements stipulate there must be an available …