A regular hauliers articulated vehicle almost tipped when it slipped from the concreted road into softer mud and stockpiled material as it negotiated a roundabout on the quarry at Bulls Lodge in Essex. The trailer units rear wheels slipped and lifted the tractor units wheels due to the weight of the loaded trailer!
The road edge was obscured by the large amount of water that had been allowed to build up around this area of the site!
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The water was immediately cleared by the FEL!
All hauliers and site staff are to be encouraged to report all issues that obscure road edges – either water, spillage or slurry can cause similar conditions!
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