August 26th, 2019

Chain of Responsibility (COR) breaches can be serious

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has prosecuted successfully a national company for overloading a gravel truck 120 per cent above the statutory limit.

Both the loader manager and the truck driver were casual employees and the outcome, in the South Australian Magistrates Court, is seen as a Chain of Responsibility (COR) win.

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has warned executives of heavy vehicle supply chain companies to be aware of their responsibilities under the changed Chain of Responsibility (COR) laws following a number of current investigations

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