Close Call: Rock hits log truck’s windshield

Safety Alert Type: 
Resource Roads
Location: 
11km Morice River Road (near Houston, BC)
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2013-02-13
Company Name: 
Andy Meints Contracting Ltd.
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

A logging truck had just left the mill and was returning to the block for the third load of the day. The empty rig met a loaded logging truck. As they passed, a rock was thrown up by a tire on the loaded truck and hit the middle of the driver side windshield on the empty truck. There was a hole through the outside layer of the windshield, with the ripple effect around it. The inside of the windshield wasn’t damaged at all (see photos in attached pdf).

For more information on this submitted alert: 

For more information contact: Ashlee Meints (250) 845-7319 or ameintscl@telus.net

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Close Call: Rock hits log truck’s windshield.pdf
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