Be Truck Aware - Blind Spots (30 seconds)
[Opening shot of Sam and Alison in a freight yard walking towards a truck.]
[Sam is shown in the driver's seat of the truck.]
Interviewer: Okay Sam, can you see anyone in your mirrors?.
Sam: No, I can't.
[Shot shows Alison in the driver's seat, with the interviewer in the passenger seat.]
Interviewer: Can you see anyone in front of the truck?
Alison: No, I can’t see anyone.
[Back to Sam.]
Interviewer: You’re feeling confident that you would be all clear for driving?
[Julia is shown in the driver's seat of the truck.]
Julia: Yep, good to go.
Interviewer: Ok, lets take a look.
[Sam climbs out of the truck and is shocked to see a rider on a motorbike.]
Sam: “Aw, no way.”
[Julia climbs out of the cabin and is surprised to see a group of bicycle riders.]
[Alison is shown in the cabin of the truck, as three pedestrians are revealed to her.)
Alison: Oh wow, I was 100 percent sure that there was no one there.
Julia: I checked my mirrors and there was no one!
[Animation shows the four blind spots around trucks - to each side, to the rear and in front.]
Graphic and voiceover: Take care around trucks. They can’t always see you.
End-frame- and voiceover: Be truck aware
Logos: NSW Government/Towards Zero.
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[Up-tempo guitar soundtrack plays.]
Graphic: Be Truck Aware
[People are shown crossing a busy city street.]
[Close-up of female pedestrian using earphones, texting on her mobile phone as she walks along the footpath beside a busy street.]
Narrator: Increased construction across Sydney will see a lot more trucks driving on our roads.
[As the female pedestrian walks down the footpath, we see shots of passing trucks and other pedestrians.]
Narrator: Take extra care when crossing.
[The female pedestrian stops at a busy intersection, looks to the right, and then to the left.]
[Close-up shows the red Don’t Walk signal on a traffic light.]
[The pedestrian removes her earphones, the green Walk signal flashes.]
Narrator: Look out before you step out.
[The pedestrian looks to the right and the left to check for traffic before she steps onto the crossing.]
End credits: Be Truck Aware, Look out before you step out, cartoon graphic of truck stopped at pedestrian crossing to allow a man to cross, NSW Government and Towards Zero logos.
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