2008-12-19 Pick-up slides off road

G.T. Road 22 km
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
Company Name: 
DNT Contracting Ltd.
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

On Dec. 19 a buncher operator was driving a D.N.T. pickup home after his shift. The road conditions were compact snow and slippery. At 22km on the G.T. road, he slid of the road and ended up in the ditch. He needed to be pulled out with another pickup, and after pulling the pickup out they looked the pickup over and there was no damage. He proceeded home.

Root Cause:

  • Driving too fast for road conditions.
  • In too much of a hurry. 


Learnings and Suggestions: 
  • Slow down, always drive to road conditions.
  • Always be alert while driving.


For more information on this submitted alert: 

 Clint Ludwig at D.N.T. shop @ 250-567-5167

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