Driver Fatigue Seen as Major Cause of Hume Hwy Truck Accidents

Reported by Zoe | 08 Oct, 2012

Photo: SafetyCulture Library There has been a marked increase in truck accidents on the Hume Hwy that runs between Melbourne and Sydney and there are indicators that are pointing to driver fatigue rather than other causes. According to an ABC report a senior sergeant at Seymour Police Station is asking for additional resources to deal …

WA: Truck accidents increased significantly, study reveals

Reported by Haydee | 17 Jan, 2012

An investigation on the causes and areas where major truck accidents happen most of the time was conducted, and Western Australia has seen a significant increase in the number of road train and truck accidents. According to a report from ABC News, Associate Professor Kim Hassall from the National Truck Accident Research Centre examined 300 …