Veteran trucker may be a record breaker

A Styrian haulier could be on his way into the record books.Franz Pregartner from St. Ruprecht an der Raab has not had any kind of accident in 44 years. The 63-year-old – who has never been off work due to illness throughout that time – said he had covered around 4.2 million kilometres.”I have been driving day and night to build up this company. We own 15 lorries today. Two of my three sons will take over,” he told the Kronen Zeitung newspaper today (Fri).Pregartner said he was advised to contact Guinness World Record officials to find out whether his achievements would secure him a place of honour.