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Tow truck operators put their lives in danger every day — helping people who are stranded along roads and highways. Imagine how your daily commute in traffic is, and how exhausting that can be to drive to and from work. Tow truck drivers spend the entire shift in that traffic. Between challenging weather, exhausting shift schedules, dangerous drivers and disgruntled civilians, tow truck drivers have many obstacles to overcome to just get through their work day. The biggest danger is people driving too fast or not moving to the other lane when tow trucks are on the side of the road. Tow truck drivers set lights up to show motorists that they are working, but this may still not be enough to make drivers slow down and proceed with caution.
According to Safety+ Health Magazine, workers in the motor vehicle towing industry face an on-the-job fatality risk nearly 15 times greater than workers in all other private industries, according to a recent study from NIOSH.
‘Help us to survive’: Tow truck drivers speak out on importance of moving over in Virginia after another driver was injured while doing his job.
Those working in the towing community are speaking out, pleading for drivers to move over when they see flashing lights. Everyone is saying they are ready to see change that could protect their lives. Everyone is saying they are ready to see change that could protect their lives.
“We are so close to death whenever we have to respond to a stranded motorist on the side of the interstate.” “We are first responders too. When there is an accident, we get called out just like they do. We are out there on the side of the road.”
The tow industry is planning a ‘Spirit Ride’ where they ride around Richmond, Virginia with a casket on the back of a truck to raise awareness for safety.
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