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Weigh stations abandoned as overloaded trucks passs by

At least four weigh stations that are designed to catch overloaded trucks in HCM City have closed, but local authorities may be unaware of the decision causing public concern about road safety.


Poor management leading to overloaded trucks on the road

Poor management in some localities is allowing overloaded trucks to damage roads, according to the latest report by Directorate for Roads of Vietnam.

Campaign launched to deal with overloaded trucks in Vietnam

The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) is planning to launch a campaign to put an end to heavy trucks that had been modified to carry excess loads.


Overloaded trucks destroying Vietnam’s roads

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Van Huyen, Director General of the Directorate for Roads of Viet Nam (DRVN), speaks to Viet Nam News Agency on measures to solve the problem of overloaded trucks.

Hanoi’s dykes threatened by overloaded trucks

The structure of dykes along rivers in Ha Noi has been damaged by the volume of overloaded trucks running through the dykes every day, threatening the safety of houses during the stormy season,

Auto sector policies effective from 2016 in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – The domestic car market witnessed spectacular development in 2015. Vietnamese people reportedly spent a record of nearly $3 billion on purchasing imported completely built cars (CBUs),

Transport Minister grants request to solve transport problems

 VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has promised to invest in improving roads in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang.

Overloaded trucks fined VND430 million

 VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty five trucks carrying timbers from Laos into Viet Nam have been fined totally VND430 million (US$20,100) after an eight-day inspection at weigh stations in Nghe An Province.

Social News 27/12

 Ministries step up efforts to get overloaded trucks off the roads; Sleeper bus collides with container truck, injures 6; Two ‘rhino horn traffickers' arrested; Explosion at petrol station injures four persons

Vietnamese has lowest wages in ASEAN

 Court sentences four for forging passports, signatures; Heavy fines for overloaded trucks next year; Vietnamese has lowest wages in ASEAN; Traffic accidents kill more than 8,000 in 11 months; Ha Noi tap water passes safety tests

Heavier penalties set for overloaded trucks

 VietNamNet Bridge – Penalties for overloaded trucks will increase based on the Government's Decree 107/2014/ND-CP, which replaces last year's Decree 171.

New rule on double-axle trucks causing big problems

 VietNamNet Bridge – Transport firms could grind to a halt if they can't upgrade their semi-trailer trucks to meet new regulations by the end of the year.

Ministry turns to ports in fight against overloading

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport said any ports found to violate regulations on overloading from the second time will be closed for a period of between one and three months, a sanction accepted by all ports at a meeting here on Tuesday.

Reservoir repairs to cost $110m

Authorities in central Ha Tinh Province need VND2.3 trillion (US$110 million) to prevent 117 leaking and otherwise rundown reservoirs from flooding in the rainy season.

Overloaded trucks protected by officials who ignore state regulations

 VietNamNet Bridge - In most provinces and cities there are “king” trucks that are under the guarantee of local officials, according to the chair of the Vietnam Automobile Transport Association.

Transport Ministry to inspect faulty roads nationwide

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Minister of Transport, Dinh La Thang, has set up a team to examine why many sections of new roads and highways have subsided so quickly after being opened.

A crackdown long overdue

VietNamNet Bridge – The transport ministry will deal firmly with overloaded trucks despite objections, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Deputy Director General of the Directorate for Roads, tells the Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper

Overloaded trucks put HCM City bridges on brink of collapse

 VietNamNet Bridge – Over 100 bridges in HCM City are on the brink of collapse, according to figures from the City's Department of Transport.

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HCM City getting tough on overloaded trucks

VietNamNet Bridge – HCMC authorities plan to install electronic induction scales in addition to using mobile scales to cope with the current deterioration of local bridges and roads caused by overloaded trucks.