Trucks plowing into bridges are still a major problem for motorists in Queensland

Several trucks have been stuck underneath Queensland bridges this year, causing problems for motorists and for thousands of dollars infrastructure damage.

In Brisbane this year, 64 trucks have been wedged under bridges, and have not cleared the bridge due to their size.

Queensland Rail confirmed that in the last three years, 253 bridge attacks have caused over a thousand service delays for drivers.

Several trucks have been stuck under the Queensland bridges this year, causing problems for motorists and damaging infrastructure for thousands of dollars. (Queensland Rail)

A driver was caught on CCTV footage plowing into a bridge in the Brisbane suburb of Indooroopilly with such force that it lifted off the ground.

Others have also been caught driving forward, apparently unaware of their size.

Truck collisions in bridges have major costs for both taxpayers and the driver.

Drivers can lose four deerit points and $ 1100 for hitting a bridge.

If the case ends up in court, the fine could grow to $ 11,000.

Queensland Rail has recovered more than $ 200,000 in repair costs since 2018.

In Brisbane this year, 64 trucks have been wedged under bridges, and have not cleared the bridge due to their size. (Included)

“They can be very expensive and have massive distributions on service,” said Kat Stapleton of Queensland Rail.

“In many cases, we have to send people on the spot.”

Queensland Rail has spent $ 15.5 million on bridge protection beams at 14 problem sites in the southeastern part of the state.

Queensland Rail confirmed that in the last three years, 253 bridge attacks have caused over a thousand service delays for drivers. (Included)

“In the last fiscal year, we had four fewer bridge attacks, and that’s because we’ve invested quite heavily in putting protection in place,” Ms Stapleton said.

Lauren Ritchie of RACQ said truck accidents cause significant consequences for other drivers, and advises trucks to pay more attention to their vehicles.

“It definitely pays to know the height and limitations of your vehicle,” she said.

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