Runaway truck lane proves inadequate
Runaway lanes are built on the sides of highways to prevent accidents when trucks or buses aren't able to stop on steep hills, but they don't always work as they should. This week marked the second time an accident of this nature occured near Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, which proved fatal for the driver.
Jean-Baptiste Bouchard's home is located near the runaway lane, and was with the first on the scene with his wife. He has serious concerns about why this has happened again, even after an inspection.
Martin Boivin, president of Quebec's Professional Truck Drivers Association, responds to some of his concerns.
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