Australian Save The Children social worker LAURA KNIGHT Dies in a Traffic Accident in Takeo, Cambodia

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Re: Australian Save The Children social worker LAURA KNIGHT Dies in a Traffic Accident in Takeo, Cambodia

Post by bangkokhooker » Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:03 pm

violet wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:55 pm
bangkokhooker wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:09 pm
didnt the brakes fail?
looking at the chassis and body they are both rotten as fuck.the structural integrity would have been compromised.
if the underneath is that rusty then so were the brake lines

shocking
Lack of due diligence then. Asset management.
a simple inspection would have had it condemned
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Re: Australian Save The Children social worker LAURA KNIGHT Dies in a Traffic Accident in Takeo, Cambodia

Post by epidemiks » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:51 pm

bangkokhooker wrote:
violet wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:55 pm
bangkokhooker wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:09 pm
didnt the brakes fail?
looking at the chassis and body they are both rotten as fuck.the structural integrity would have been compromised.
if the underneath is that rusty then so were the brake lines

shocking
Lack of due diligence then. Asset management.
a simple inspection would have had it condemned
Some press says the driver fell asleep.

Few vehicles sliding roof first into a tree at speed would protect those inside.
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Re: Australian Save The Children social worker LAURA KNIGHT Dies in a Traffic Accident in Takeo, Cambodia

Post by violet » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:57 pm

Not disputing that epidmiks. Our comments were more about the condition of the bus. I take your point though.
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Re: Australian Save The Children social worker LAURA KNIGHT Dies in a Traffic Accident in Takeo, Cambodia

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:05 pm

epidemiks wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:51 pm
bangkokhooker wrote:
violet wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:55 pm
bangkokhooker wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:09 pm
didnt the brakes fail?
looking at the chassis and body they are both rotten as fuck.the structural integrity would have been compromised.
if the underneath is that rusty then so were the brake lines

shocking
Lack of due diligence then. Asset management.
a simple inspection would have had it condemned
Some press says the driver fell asleep.

Few vehicles sliding roof first into a tree at speed would protect those inside.
That's what they imply here.
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:55 pm
The provincial police indicate that the driver showed signs of fatigue while driving.
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50504121/m ... -staffers/
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Re: Australian Save The Children social worker LAURA KNIGHT Dies in a Traffic Accident in Takeo, Cambodia

Post by bangkokhooker » Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:54 pm

so is it possible that the ngo and rental company are covering their backs?

oh no.thars not possible
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Re: Australian Save The Children social worker LAURA KNIGHT Dies in a Traffic Accident in Takeo, Cambodia

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:41 pm

Condolences to the family - losing a loved one is unjust, when the loved one is working in justice for others, doubly so.
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I covered what to hit and what not to hit in driver training for the ambulance service, and separately as a government employee required to drive in remote locations.

Rule number 1 (for urban driving, at least) - if you have to choose between hitting a tree or hitting a brick or concrete wall, hit the wall. Trees are hugely unforgiving.
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