Truck Driver Breaks Fatigue Laws

Fatigue ManagementA 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.

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