Cattle Hauler Bails After Steer Tire Blows

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  2. 201

    201 Road Train Member

    Apr 16, 2014
    high plains colorado
    Must have been loaded, no? Not sure why they bailed, not going that fast. Cows all stacked on each other,,"dude, you're touching me",, we had our own little drama few days ago, Texas driver with a load of sticks, coming down Monarch Pass on Hy. 50. Maysville at the bottom of an 11 mile, 7% downhill. Many drivers not familiar with Hy.50, think it's an easy way around Denver. This driver found out the hard way.
    Peterbilt truck catches fire in Maysville
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  3. Last Call

    Last Call Road Train Member

    Mar 15, 2021
    He was empty
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  4. Troy_

    Troy_ Road Train Member

    Dec 13, 2017
    Roma, Alberta.
    You'd have to be some kind of special to jump out of a moving truck for that.
  5. Judge

    Judge Road Train Member

    Mar 19, 2014
    If he jumped out, they should take his license.

    One thing i learned and taught this to drivers, never quit driving, if you quit driving, youre gonna die.
    Most times you jump, your trailer will run over you.
  6. SmallPackage

    SmallPackage Road Train Member

    Dec 20, 2019
    Marion Texas
    It took almost 60 years but someone finally caught that old elusive “Phantom 309” on camera.
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  7. mjd4277

    mjd4277 Road Train Member

    Oct 4, 2015
    H e l l,we had one bail out of his truck in North Carolina on I-40 near Old Fort after he burned his brakes up. He didn’t stop at the brake check like he was supposed to and the truck ended up going into a ravine! It took 5 wreckers to recover the wreck. It was his inaugural run with the company-40,000 pounds of cole slaw in a (at the time) brand new reefer trailer!
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  8. Crude Truckin'

    Crude Truckin' Alien Spacecraft

    Oct 22, 2016
    North Dakota, Eh?
    @High Stepper has some insight on this. I’m sure if he would have been running Red Diamond instead of Milo’s, he probably would’ve kept it upright because the truck would have just jumped that ditch.
  9. Long FLD

    Long FLD Road Train Member

    Mar 4, 2015
    Outside drive tire is off the bead too. Wonder if the bull puller didn’t smack into stopped traffic before hitting the ditch.
  10. zodiacflyer

    zodiacflyer Heavy Load Member

    Aug 25, 2014
    Monarch CAN be hairy, If you decide to roll over the top at 60... but it's not that bad, as long as you pay attention and not try to "make good time". But then I run Wolf Creek, US550, and Loveland Pass if I can still make delivery on time. I delivered a load of bags to Center, CO from Yakima, WA one time, and I took a pretty direct route to get there. Some parts of that route were NARROW, and a 10 mile section of the state highway was gravel.
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