Dashcam captures wrong way driver slamming semi in Ohio

Discussion in 'Trucking Accidents' started by MrBoDarville, Dec 1, 2019.

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  2. JonJon78

    JonJon78 Road Train Member

    Jul 1, 2018
    Already posted on another thread
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  3. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

    Mar 5, 2016
    White County, Arkansas
    I believe that the trucker did what he could in the time he had, but the suspension did not show a serious evasion attempt. I also think he was a doubles so his mindset would be a little less hard getting out of that lane. Dont want to overturn that second trailer. That car would have rammed someone up there if it got by him. So I call it either drugged out or intentional on the car's part.

    I have actually been in this scenario myself several times in trucking and actually had to evade so Ive been there done that. Its really fast and really tragic waste. If anything the trailer is replacable not the tractor and one skilled driver.
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  4. lovesthedrive

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    Nov 11, 2008
    Sorrento Maine
    Looked as if the 4 wheeler didnt anticipate there being a wiggle waggon and dove for the rear tandems
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  5. Infosaur

    Infosaur Road Train Member

    I'm slightly amused by the commentary by the guys who had the camera. Wonder how long it took them to realize they had it on tape?
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  6. Trucking in Tennessee

    Trucking in Tennessee Road Train Member

    Mar 19, 2018
    I found out our cameras only work under certain conditions. Very disturbing. You think you are protected but you aren't. I would advise everyone to talk to safety and get the lowdown.
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  7. Infosaur

    Infosaur Road Train Member

    That's a weird setup, rear window cam. I don't think it's a commercial vehicle. So it was probably the car owner's personal cam.
  8. Naptown

    Naptown Road Train Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    Hell of a job on the driver's part keeping his set upright. I thought for sure the rear box was going over.
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