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Posted: 09/05/17 12:19am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Wow,

I don't post this for the wow factor, rather, so people are made aware of passing trucks and the affect the turbulence can have.

My heart goes out to these people.

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Posted: 09/05/17 03:20am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Really? REALLY? Someone's not paying attention, and I don't mean the driver in that video.

This is the FOURTH time this has been posted.

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Posted: 09/05/17 03:42am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

For those who have not seen the video. here's a Clicky.

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Posted: 09/05/17 04:37am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

You cant fix stupid. Lock that guy up he's a menace to society.

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Hey, first time I've seen it and between all the stuff he added to the back and not putting the trailer brakes on, WHAT DO YOU EXPECT?


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From my perspective, 1. He is passing a truck, usually I am passed by them because I tow at 60 mph. 2. He has what appears to be a fair sized load on the back. 3. I do not see the brakes lights come on.

But it is easy to second guess, I was not there.

Hope they are okay.


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Posted: 09/05/17 06:57am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

fourth time lololol that video has been here more than four

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A periodic reply of the video is a good reminder. Maybe some of the numb nuts that go screaming by me on the Interstate will take notice.

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Ivylog wrote:

Hey, first time I've seen it and between all the stuff he added to the back and not putting the trailer brakes on, WHAT DO YOU EXPECT?


This was no accident. This one was 100% avoidable. There are 2-3 smoking guns, unlike most crash videos and images we see posted.

I saw all the **** at the back of the camper immediately as well, and notice how much the bumper and/or the rack holding is all is bent downward! WHOA!!!

Add to that to the heavy load at the back of the trailer notice as well how much the SUV is sagging. Either a poorly adjusted WDH or no WDH at all.

And of course speed. The truck was doing 65mph and the SUV was passing at a good clip. Had to be over 70. Not to say I've never done the same, but add this high speed to all the above and this IMO was clearly an avoidable incident.

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Posted: 09/05/17 09:14am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

What's the issue? That SUV was PULLING that TT just fine! And it can PULL IT FAST, so its OK! What's a TT back bumper for anyway...to carry my washing machine!


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