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