Close Call/Serious Incident

Safety Alert Type: 
Log Hauling
Location: 
Chetwynd, BC
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2007-02-05
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Oil Patch pick-up collided with loaded log truck on a radio controlled road.
This accident resulted in injury to pick-up truck driver that required medical attention, as well as serious damage to the pick-up. It was determined that the pick-up did not have a two-way mobile radio and was traveling too fast for road conditions.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

1. All road users must have and use two-way radio communication on radio controlled roads.
2. Empty vehicles must clear loaded vehicles.
3. Drive according to road conditions.

File attachments
2007-02-05 pick-up collided with logging truck.pdf
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