We’ve been talking about the new Chain of Responsibility laws for
months years now. This new legislation comes into force today. Yes, on a public holiday.
This new law is all about transport and container weight declarations, and is one of the most important subjects in the industry currently.
Without container weight declarations being held by drivers in their vehicles, containers will not be allowed on the road. It is imperative that as part of the supply chain all operators are aware of not only the fines and delays that can occur but the ramifications for incorrect container weights. The true price for an overweight container is also showed here.