Portfolio Category: Chain of responsibility enforcements

Update your driver fatigue policies?

Just a brief note which you may want to use to update your driver fatigue and work diary entry policies if you need to. Last week I ran a plea concerning driver fatigue what was originally 255 Company and Director offences for failure to have in place adequate policies, procedures and checking-systems to ensure drivers did...
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Potential road transport legal issue? Call us! 0417 673 428

You may have received a fine, a notification from the RMS, or be in a particular situation you think may escalate. Your legal rights may different to what a governing or enforcement body may lead you to believe. Telephone legal advice by road transport law specialist David King-Christopher is available for preliminary information, advice and referrals....
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Is Fair Work taking the piss?

Unfair dismissal compensation after urinating on a Woolies warehouse.

Truck driver awarded $16,128 in unfair dismissal compensation after urinating on a Woolies warehouse. What is otherwise a low level criminal charge is not grounds to terminate the employment of a professional truck driver. See more at www.smartcompany.com [button text="View the article" link="http://www.smartcompany.com.au/legal/43356-is-fair-work-taking-the-piss-truck-driver-awarded-16-128-in-unfair-dismissal-compensation-after-urinating-on-a-woolies-warehouse.html?utm_source=SmartCompany&utm_campaign=e8069f6782-Thursday_14_June_201414_08_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_234118efee-e8069f6782-93720782" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank" display="inline" icon="no"]...
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IMPROVEMENT NOTICE? Don’t risk it!

RMS NSW has the power to issue improvement notices under the Heavy Vehicle National Law to ensure and improve compliance in the road transport industry in NSW. In the ordinary course compliance enforcement an Improvement Notice will follow on the heels of a Notice to Produce or Direction to Produce information or documents (see related article). In...
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