Serious Truck Accident
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT DETAILS
Safety Alert received from Build Safe United Arab Emirates:
A third party overtook the truck and then braked sharply forcing the truck to swerve to avoid a collision.
The truck turned on its side and struck the centre concrete safety barrier.
Amazingly the driver suffered no injuries which can be directly attributed to his wearing a seatbelt.
(see additional pdf)
ACCIDENT / INCIDENT IMAGES
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS TAKEN
Seatbelts save lives.
Always be aware of surroundings and the potential dangers from other road users and don't get involved in disputes.
(A recent) Initiative to clear cabs of any loose items and banning the transportation of cube moulds, (helped driver avoid injury).
LEARNING POINTS / ACTIONS IMAGES
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