Dutch authorities fine haulier and lorry driver €6,400 for multiple violations
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An inspection by the Dutch Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) has led to a truck owner and its driver being fined a total of €6,400.
According to the Dutch Road Transport Inspectorate, the police found that the owner of the box truck was not in possession of a NIWO transport permit. As a result, the truck owner was handed a fine of 4,400 euros.
Controle A12 Bodegraven. Een bakwagen, waarvan de eigenaar geen NIWO vergunning heeft. Proces-verbaal naar het OM. Standaard bedrag = €4400. Chauffeur rijdt zonder kaart (= €1100 boete) en heeft geen code 95 (= €900 boete). Bevel Staken Arbeid voor 45 uur. #ILT ^jl pic.twitter.com/LZ4nsirHob
— Inspecteur Wegvervoer (@ILT_Wegvervoer) February 1, 2021
In addition, the truck driver was caught driving without his tachograph card, resulting in a fine of 1,100 euros. Moreover, the driver had not completed his Code95 refresher training, which meant he was fined an additional 900 euros and banned from driving for 45 hours.
Photo credit: Inspecteur Wegvervoer / Twitter