2009-11-10 Trailer brakes not working

Location: 
Memeky East 400
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2009-11-10
Company Name: 
Fearless Contracting
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

A Fearless Contracting truck was travelling down a hill on Memeky East 400, went to apply his brakes, and found them starting to fade. The Driver geared down and checked the brakes after stopping. He found a couple of trailer brakes that were not working.

  • Driver did not know brakes had been changed the previous night
  • Mechanic did not leave a note for driver after doing brakes

 

Learnings and Suggestions: 
  • All drivers ensure pre-trips are fully completed
  • Mechanic to inform drivers of maintenance done at night by note or phone call

For more information, please call:

Ken Fear @ 250-203-1440

 

 

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