Fatigue likely cause of Bulga truck collision

THE driver of a dump truck that collided with another dump truck at Glencore’s Bulga mine in New South Wales was suspected to be in a micro-sleep at the time of the incident and also had several fatigue-related events during both day and night shifts following the incident.

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It is possible those fatigue-related incidents were related to the driver's pre-existing medical condition, according to an investigation report by the NSW Resources Regulator.