Unsafe truck

Jun 8, 2016

The multi-nationals are making squillions out of the truckie. How about a fair-go, and stop concentrating on the new LNP God, dollar Bill. Money and knocking opposing political parties is all the useless Libs talk about. The greatest pack of wankers we’ve ever had to put up with. The sooner they’re gone, the better.

These truckies have families. LNP pollies don’t realise this. I was once given a truck with faulty brakes to drive along the Pacific Highway. We lost the brakes completely, while backing into a loading dock in Forster. The manager of the Port Macquarie (Mayne Nickless) Armaguard, knew about the cheap patch up, illegal job. He ordered it. When confronted with what we discovered, and the fact we and other innocent motorists could have been killed, he replied, “Your only casuals. You wouldn’t be missed. There’s plenty more want your job.” He always called up drivers near finishing time with the message, “Hurry, hurry, hurry.” Did’t want anyone to get overtime.


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