Close Call/Serious Incident: Logging truck loses wheels

Safety Alert Type: 
Log Hauling
Location: 
Barriere, BC (Squam Bay Road)
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2010-11-19
Company Name: 
Crombie Transport Ltd.
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

A loaded short log truck lost 2 of its wheels en route to a sawmill, shortly after leaving a tire repair shop. The driver was able to pull over, retrieve and repair.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

Ensure all drivers inspect wheel nuts after driving only a short distance, to ensure that wheel nuts remain tight.

For more information on this submitted alert: 

For more information, please call: Ed Crombie, Crombie Transport Ltd. 250-587-2366

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