ENVIRONMENT

Speed factor in trainee's near miss

A TRAINEE truck driver narrowly missed colliding with another haul truck after failing to slow down at an intersection at a New South Wales open cut coal mine.

 Speeding through an intersection by a haul truck trainee almost caused a collision.

Speeding through an intersection by a haul truck trainee almost caused a collision.

The two haul trucks were approaching a T-intersection. The driver of the truck with right of way observed the other truck not slowing and braked hard, stopping their truck and sounding the horn. ...

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