The accident in Wuxi was blamed on a truck carrying 170 tonnes of steel coils. Photo: Reuters

China’s truck drivers say they are forced to overload vehicles to survive despite fatal road collapse

  • Authorities in Jiangsu launched a crackdown after a flyover collapsed in Wuxi city, but many hauliers say they are forced to cut corners to survive
  • Many of China’s 30 million truck drivers are facing rising costs but have to reduce their prices in order to remain competitive
Topic |   Safety in China

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The accident in Wuxi was blamed on a truck carrying 170 tonnes of steel coils. Photo: Reuters
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