August 5, 2021

Reckless driving incident by Cayman Islands supermarket truck

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From Foster’s Food Fair

Reckless Driving Incident – Thu 22 June 2017

On 22 June 2017, a video surfaced on Facebook showing a tractor trailer driving at high speeds around the Island Heritage Roundabout.

Foster’s Food Fair – IGA is confirming that the truck in question belongs to us, and was being driven by one of our employees. Once Foster’s IGA management learned about this incident, the driver was immediately removed from the roads and investigations began. Disciplinary action will be taken accordingly.

Foster’s IGA enforces a road safety policy which requires our drivers to drive five miles per hour below the speed limit. Following this event, management will be taking action to reinforce and review current road safety policies to ensure all guidelines are followed.

Road safety is of utmost importance to the company, and we expect our drivers to follow all traffic and road laws at all times.

Reckless driving is a problem in Grand Cayman, and we encourage the business community to use this incident as an example and to take necessary steps to review, enforce, and provide training to their employees. As a business community, we should all work to do our part in keeping Cayman’s roads safe.

Julian Foster, Foster’s Food Fair, Ltd.’s Marketing Senior Manager said, “We are deeply disappointed and alarmed by this situation. We ensure the public that road safety is a top priority for our drivers, and we are using this incident to look at our policies to make sure this does not happen again. We apologize to the community, and we encourage all road users to continue reporting reckless driving when witnessed. We also encourage the business community to look at their road safety policies and come together to make certain we are all doing our part to keep roads safe in Cayman.”


IMAGE: From Social Media Facebook Video

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