Obstructed View Accident
Signal Mutual have been made aware of an incident involving a collision between a cargo towing vehicle and a stationary pickup truck.
The learning points include maintaining fields of vision free of obstructions, avoiding distraction whilst driving and awareness of pedestrians and vehicles in the vicinity of operations.
We are grateful to the Signal Mutual for providing details. We acknowledge their commitment to sharing learning to benefit others. If you have similar operations, please share this information with managers, operatives and any potentially affected third parties as appropriate. Please also review any of your relevant operations for similar hazardous conditions, risks, and controls.
Learning content like this is highly valuable as it is based on real-world experience. We encourage everyone with publishable information about incidents to send it to us, so that we can raise awareness across the whole industry. Please contact us at email@example.com; sharing your insight could save a life or prevent injury.