A lot goes into spill response and effective truck accident recovery. Pro-Enviro is dispatched when there is a motor vehicle fuel or oil spill, or when a load containing other hazardous material is lost on the road. In these blog archives, you’ll discover what is entailed with spill recovery. It includes assessment, creating a complete heavy vehicle accident management plan, and then getting to work with spill containment, collection, disposal and remediation.
In many cases, our team at Pro-Tow 24 Hour Towing is on the job too. Pro-Tow uses wrecker style cranes to help with the heavy lifting to get the accident site cleaned up so we can open it back up to local traffic. We also work alongside local agencies like the Washington State Police and Fire Departments, and the Washington Department of Transportation. If you want more information about what we do, contact us any time.
If you’ve gotten into an accident involving any spill, whether fluid or oil or damage to the tank, you must contain the spill. After you call Team Pro-Enviro and the authorities and are waiting for help to arrive, there are some things you can do to stay safe and limit contamination.
In the event of a diesel fuel spill from a semi-truck accident in Washington State or any other location, Team Pro-Enviro will use a combination of products and equipment to clean up the spill. We'll also use this equipment and supplies to mitigate its environmental impact.
On April 5, 2018, a semi-truck hauling a refrigerated trailer struck a concrete barrier and required a spill response in Kent, Washington. Unfortunately, it suffered fuel tank damage and made quite a mess in the northbound lane on the I-5. Team Pro-Enviro responded to the call.
When an accident involves a spill, an emergency spill response is essential. Vehicle spills can cause more damage than just in the accident sight, especially if it spreads to the surrounding area.
In the event of major fuel spill caused by a motor vehicle accident, immediate spill recovery and cleanup is extremely important. In Washington State, you must report any toxic promptly to avoid fines and serious penalties. Pro-Enviro offers spill recovery and will ensure all hazardous spills are cleaned safely and efficiently under state regulations.
Transport cargo can weigh tens of thousands of pounds. Unfortunately, a significant cause of load shifts is imbalanced or improper loading. A heavy imbalanced load will throw off the trailer’s center of gravity, causing it to tip, jack-knife, blow tires, or cause other semi-truck accidents.