The roads are not the only place where truck drivers can face workplace dangers. While traffic accidents are one of the types of on-the-job accidents that can strike truck drivers, there are also various non-driving settings in which harmful work accidents can occur for such drivers. This includes when a truck driver is: getting in or out of their vehicle, unloading/loading their vehicle, moving containers and walking around their workplace. Types of injuries accidents in these settings could involve include overexertion injuries and slip/trip/fall injuries.
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