Close Call/Serious Incident

Safety Alert Type: 
Log Hauling
Location: 
2.5 km on King Edward Lake Rd.
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2007-07-20
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

One of our loaded logging trucks was following another loaded truck down King Edward Lake Rd in dusty conditions. The first truck notified our driver of a dirtbike coming up the road. But due to the thick dust he wasnt able to see the dirtbike and the dirtbike almost ran into our logging truck.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

Ultimately ,the dirtbike was not authorized to be on a posted logging road, but expect the unexpected. Also extra caution should be used when travelling in dusty conditions where visibility is reduced.
You never know what you'll encounter!!

For more information on this submitted alert: 

Driver involved : Wyatt Schwartz 250 547 9795
Supervisor : Jeff Kineshanko 250 306 2687

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2007-07-20 Dusty road leads to near miss.pdf
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