A Sydney driver has filmed the moment she thought she was "going to die" when a truck came within centimetres of rolling over and wiping her out at a busy intersection.
Jodi Jolie (not her real name) was waiting at the lights on King Georges Road ready to turn onto the M5 on Friday, August 17 when a truck swerved to avoid stopped cars.
The last minute manoeuvre sent the truck heading straight for her van.
"I didn't have time to react or anything, I just thought, 'This is it, I'm going to die," Jodi told MSN.
The video shows the truckie make a remarkable evasive swerve, narrowly missing two cars before correcting just in time to miss Jodi and the drivers in her lane.
"It felt like the truck passed just centimetres next to me. I thought, there is no way in the world that truck is not going to tip over," she said.
Jodi has been a courier for over six years, spending up to seven hours a day battling traffic on some of Sydney's busiest roads.
Every day, the 38-year-old Campbelltown resident sees drivers who could potentially claim her life or that of another motorist.
Shocked by the frequency of death-defying incidents she witnessed, two years ago Jodi installed a dash-mounted camera to monitor her daily drive.
Since then, she has accumulated thousands of hours of footage and dozens of red light runs, cut-offs and dicey overtakes.
"With the amount of problems I see on the roads every day, I just thought I needed to capture them on film – mainly for insurance reasons," she said.
That was how it started. But these days Jodi is sharing her expansive catalogue of dodgy driver behaviour through a YouTube channel in the hope that other drivers will learn to slow down.
"I just want to show people what Sydney drivers are really like," she said. "It's not always P-platers doing something silly, either."
The videos do not all vindicate Jodi – she has even shared a clip of her behind the wheel rear-ending another driver.
The 38-year-old does not blame traffic congestion or even poor driver education.
The problem is one of attitude, Jodi said.
"I just think people don't care anymore. No one indicates, no one has respect. A lot of it is just a courtesy thing."