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Dusty conditions on forest service road

Safety Alert Type: 
Resource Roads
Location: 
near Bamfield (west Vancouver Island)
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2020-06-05
Company Name: 
BCFSC
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

A driver, experienced with operating on resource roads, drove in to the back of a logging truck that was travelling in the same direction. Reports indicate that the dusty conditions limited visibility. Luckily the driver was not seriously injured.

Learnings and Suggestions: 
  • Drive to conditions (including limited visibility)
  • Give yourself adequate time to reach your destination
  • Travel with headlights and taillights turned on
  • Report unsafe conditions to the appropriate road permit holder

 

For more information on this submitted alert: 

Resource Road Driving

http://www.bcforestsafe.org/node/2634

 

File attachments
BamfieldSafetyAlert-2020June5.pdf
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