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Driver, company charged after wheels fall off log truck in Ontario


January 29, 2020
By Maria Church
Maria Church

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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.

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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