BC Forest Safety Council studies logging truck accidents
July 19, 2016 – The BC Forest Safety Council is using data on logging truck accidents to raise awareness of the risks and reduce the number of accidents on the province’s roads.
Data collected in the first quarter of the year found the majority of accidents occurred between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. The data also showed spikes between the hours of 2 a.m. and 4 a.m., and 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Safety Council aims to reduce the number of major incidents on public highways, building on the progress made between 2013 and 2015, when the number of incidents dropped from 52 to 20.
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