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Rolling on road to disaster.

Grzebieta, R H

General

2007

This article was published originally in the Herald Sun Newspaper of 14 June 2007 and is reproduced by permission. It is a good example of how the media can provide opportunities for College members to promote the cause of road safety.

I carry out crash tests for a living. I know how much energy a barrelling big rig possesses. I keep well clear of them if I can. Big trucks and cars do not mix well. Big questions are being asked. The State Coroner is searching for the answer after horrific crashes in the Burnley tunnel and at a Kerang rail crossing. Both disasters involved trucks. What went wrong?