Near-miss dashcam footage lands truckie licence loss

A recent near-miss captured on dashcam, showing a truck driver overtaking a road train near Port Augusta, has led to the driver losing his licence for 15 months and copping a $1000 fine.


The driver, 45-year-old Jason Leigh Bartlett, appeared in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court last week where he sentenced for dangerous driving and overtaking a vehicle when it was not safe to do so.

The dashcam footage was originally posted to Facebook by motorist Al N Aileen Cortina who was forced to veer off the road to avoid a collision.

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