Categories: South Africa

Timber industry very concerned about AARTO implications

The South African timber industry is concerned that proposed road traffic legislation together with the requirements of its associated Administrative…

Among other demands, proposed legislation is demanding costly on-farm, and possibly on-board for timber trucks, mass sensing equipment. Timber farmers could face legal action if their truck drivers or haulage contractors commit traffic offences.

Read the full story in the 20 April 2012 issue of FW.

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