Truck Driver Breaks Fatigue Laws
A truck driver, Terrence Michael Edwards, has been convicted for breaking fatigue laws .The worker was caught by a SAFE-T-Cam that indicated Edwards had worked the maximum amount of hours that one could work. It was discovered in court that Edwards had worked for 18 hours within a 24 -hour period.
The legislated maximum is 12 hours. Edwards was convicted after driving from Brooklyn, Victoria to Welshpool, Western Australia. He has subsequently been fined over eight thousand dollars.
The SAFE-T Cam is system of cameras placed at key positions on the road. It records incidents such as failure to take required rest stops.
Latest OHS news
What Participants Say
“In over 20 years of training, this was one of the best courses I’ve ever attended.”
“Great! The instructor made it interesting and enjoyable”
” We heard that AlertForce delivers one of the best courses around so the boss decided to send me to Australia from New Zealand.”
“I liked the trainer’s positive outlook and uplifting approach towards completing the long day.”
“Very competent training course. Trainer was very knowledgeable on subject.”
“AlertForce provided an excellent trainer, knowledgeable on the topic and allowed for active questioning.”
“Informative and concise training delivered at the right pace.”
“The Trainer was very engaging”
“Interesting, informative, relevant.”