Another Bonehead In Georgia Who Had A Load Securement Issue

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  1. mjd4277

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  3. D.Tibbitt

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    #### thats an expensive #### up
     
  4. Antinomian

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    "Officer advised that the driver thought the load was heavy enough to not be strapped down. Not a single strap was used."

    They must have looked like really heavy 2x4's.
     
  5. D.Tibbitt

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    Yeah that conestoga aint cheap and neither is them boards
     
  6. Oor

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    So why did he tarp it? It's wood, a little water ain't gonna hurt it. Like, duh.
     
  7. mjd4277

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    Well,we now know who’s overdue for a random!!!lol
     
  8. mjd4277

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    It can if the wood isn’t treated. Some wood can lose structural integrity if it gets wet and it isn’t sealed or treated-it’s worthless at that point and a very expensive claims write off.
     
  9. Numb

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    I've heard that 1000 times or more ,for many yrs. it's too heavy to go anywhere. hauled machinery in a van trailer.
     
  10. Oor

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    Your sarcasm meter is broken.
     
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