Serial fine-dodger has truck impounded

Victoria Police and the Sheriff’s Office in joint registration and fines compliance operation

September 12, 2013

Two truck drivers caught with outstanding fines were booked for traffic offences in a joint operation in Melbourne’s southeast yesterday.

A semi-trailer was impounded on the Nepean Highway in Rosebud West when Victoria Police and the Sheriff’s Office discovered 350 warrants worth $94,000.

The driver had more than $5,000 in outstanding fines.

Another driver from the company was called in to carry the load but was found to have 55 outstanding warrants worth more than $30,000.

Ten unregistered vehicles were detected during the operation, including an unlicensed driver, a disqualified driver and four were issued with defect notices.

Over 600 warrants were issued by the Sheriff’s Office and outstanding fines worth $230,000 were actioned.

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