Victorian truck drivers call for offence discretion

Annabelle Cleeland
By Annabelle Cleeland
Updated July 6 2022 - 2:26am, first published June 30 2022 - 8:00pm
Overcharged: Macdermid Contracting owner Chris Macdermid, Ruffy, is appealing a $17,240 fine for inadequate rest in a 12-hour period.

Victorian truck driver Chris Macdermid is preparing to appeal a $17,240 fine for inadequate rest in a 12-hour period, as the industry fears drivers were being "overcharged" by police.

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Annabelle Cleeland

Annabelle Cleeland is a Stock & Land journalist. She has worked at Australian Community Media for more than a decade serving in a number of roles including editor, senior journalist and national sheep & wool writer. She runs a fine Merino wool property with her young family in North-East Victoria.

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