Transporting workers on trucks and lorries has huge hidden costs which can be avoided

Traffic accidents involving workers in lorries have continued, with two having taken place in April within four days of each other.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - It used to be quite acceptable to travel on the back of flatbed trucks and lorries.

As recently as 30 years or so ago, it was common to see families travelling al fresco this way - even all dressed up during festive periods such as Chinese New Year and Hari Raya. If the weather was fine, it was even fun.

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