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- n. a platform, flush with the roadway, having a mechanism for weighing vehicles etc
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A weighing machine on which loaded carts may be weighed; platform scales.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A weighing-machine for weighing carts, wagons, etc., with their load.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. platform scale flush with a roadway for weighing vehicles and cattle etc
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The Sprinter: he parked on a weighbridge, which I had to drive on, and reverse off.
Coal was brought in past the red brick gothic superintendent's lodge and on to this weighbridge next to a green sentry box containing the dial.
The one nearest the road is most likely to do with the weighbridge, this little building is smaller and probably stored goods sidings paraphanalia such as oil lamps, wagon hitching poles and a shelf for white enamelled cans of tea.
"Legally loaded vehicles will receive a stamped weighbridge printout signed by the traffic officer on duty," said Alictoun, explaining that customs would have the right to call for this document.
"The initiative will see the establishment of a compulsory weighbridge for heavy goods vehicles at the Grobler's Bridge border post (in Limpopo) with Botswana from Wednesday," said spokesman for the Road Freight Association, Mike Alictoun.
"Some of these transporters are caught up to 20 times a month at the same weighbridge."
A forensic audit, conducted by the Auditor-General's office, found non-ferrous scrap metal was sold by Transnet at below-market prices, as well as computation errors on invoices and weighbridge inaccuracies.
The Transnet head said an internal investigation into disputed weighbridge figures and associated "credit notes" would be completed by the end of October.
A forensic audit, conducted by the Auditor-General's office, found non-ferrous scrap metal was sold by Transnet at below-market prices, as well as computation errors on invoices, and weighbridge inaccuracies.
A total of 30,000 vehicles had been weighed at the Beaufort West weighbridge between April and November and R2,7 million in fines were issued for overloading and vehicle fitness offences, Meyer said.
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