Driver, company charged after wheels fall off log truck in Ontario
By Maria Church
A log truck driver and his employer are facing 10 charges after a dual set of wheels came off the vehicle while it was in a roundabout in Woolwich Township, Ont.
Police say an inspection of the truck after the incident found brake defects in both the truck and trailer as well as load security violations.
Our @WRPS_Traffic unit attended a dangerous condition involving a commercial motor vehicle. An inspection showed brake defects in the truck/trailer & load security violations. The driver & company face a total of 10 HTA offences. More: t.co/64yw9G4BMN pic.twitter.com/UlZ7TEggrt
— Waterloo Regional Police (@WRPSToday) January 28, 2020
Const. Ashley Dietrich told Global News, “We’re reminding truckers to do a thorough inspection of the vehicle and ensure that their weight is meeting the proper codes.”
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