People will make mistakes that are so careless that it makes you shake your head in surprise. It’s all the more disappointing when it’s a professional driver who we assume knows better. Stop assuming and start knowing. When you work with Public Service Safety, you can create a safety culture and help prevent your drivers from making these types of mistakes.
BLUEFIELD — A Bluefield sanitation worker on duty when a garbage truck accident resulted in serious injuries to a coworker has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence, officials said Wednesday.
This is what we mean when we say “Look out for the other guy.” Sorry to be blunt, but people do dumb stuff behind the wheel. There’s hardly anything dumber than driving the wrong way down a road. Maybe you’re a great driver who never breaks the rules. Even a mediocre driver would never drive the wrong direction. However, being a mediocre driver or even a great driver isn’t enough to keep you free from harm. You have to be a defensive driver. We share the roadways with countless drivers who take risks. Our world class defensive driving system,
This street department employee is lucky. Well, so to speak. It’s not so lucky to have a heaping piece of asphalt fall on you, but it is lucky to live through the accident without suffering so much as a broken bone. According to the article, the employee was in a ditch when the piece of asphalt “broke loose and fell on top of him.” At first glance, this seems like just a bizarre coincidence, but even an accident like this is preventable. We don’t have all the answers, but we do have some questions. Were there any signs of