Legal Corner

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Fair work's fair go for our casual truckies

Fair work's fair go for our casual truckies

IN ITS most recent four-yearly review of the employment awards, the Fair Work Commission has gone into bat for casually employed truck drivers.

Thu 28 Jun 2018

CASCADIA: All you need to know in The Big Rigs Podcast!

CASCADIA: All you need to know in The Big Rigs Podcast!

WELCOME to another episode of your favourite source of information on all things trucking, The Big Rigs Podcast.

Thu 7 Jun 2018

Contesting your fine in court

Contesting your fine in court

THE majority of heavy vehicle offences are dealt with by a fine through an infringement notice. The recipient of such a fine has the option of contesting it.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Ensure you check plates are displayed correctly

Ensure you check plates are displayed correctly

TECHNICALITIES about how to display number plates have led to drivers visiting NSW from interstate receiving fines for driving unregistered.

Wed 20 Dec 2017

Follow the 'rule of thumb' at your own risk

Follow the 'rule of thumb' at your own risk

WITH the Christmas party season approaching, we are entering one of the peak periods for people to be detected drink driving.

Tue 5 Dec 2017

Truckie allegedly bashed with door of own vehicle

Truckie allegedly bashed with door of own vehicle

$12k property dispute involving a shed and bus turns into man being "clobbered”

Fri 1 Dec 2017

LEGAL CORNER: Laws get disqualified drivers get back on road

LEGAL CORNER: Laws get disqualified drivers get back on road

SUBSTANTIAL amendments have been made to the NSW driver licensing laws.

Wed 20 Sep 2017

Fined for log book mistake 3 years after charge

Fined for log book mistake 3 years after charge

$2500 garnisheed from SA truckie's account to pay for unknown and ancient logbook fine

Wed 23 Aug 2017

Costly mistakes as the 'flog book' strikes again

Costly mistakes as the 'flog book' strikes again

Drivers and industry continue to question the reasons and education behind massive fines for log book error

Mon 7 Aug 2017

Truckie lashes out at 'bulls**t' logbooks after mistake

Truckie lashes out at 'bulls**t' logbooks after mistake

A TRUCKIE who's been hauling for three decades has described mandatory logbooks as "complicated”, confusing” and just plain "bulls**t”.

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