Effects of a drunk driver

Discussion in 'Trucking Accidents' started by truckerbangin, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. Fire-Man

    Fire-Man Light Load Member

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    That sux! Glad you are physically ok. Hope the insurance co. has your back and gets you rolling again soon. Be safe!
     
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  3. Jrdude5

    Jrdude5 Heavy Load Member

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    Wow crazy world we live in glad you're alive to talk about it.
     
  4. Criminey Jade

    Criminey Jade Road Train Member

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    That is not fair. All your hard work and it came out so pretty. I am glad you get to walk away though. Hopefully the bonehead who hit you will be good for insurance and get you back up and rolling soon.
     
  5. Hurst

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    Everything happens for a reason.

    Dont take this the wrong way. But I'm of the opinion that if a drunk driver hits anyone... I'd rather take the hit in my truck than to read about a family killed in their small car.

    Doesnt make it any easier. I feel your frustration brother. But you will move on and return to the road. Hopefully the drunk that hit you learns a valuable and expensive lesson.

    Keep us informed how things transpire.
    Wish you the best.

    Hurst
     
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  6. Ducks

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    I'm glad to hear you're okay! What kind of vehicle hit you and any clue how fast s/he was traveling?

    Hopefully the insurance company will get you back rolling again quickly.
     
  7. Ducks

    Ducks "Token Four-Wheeler"

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    I have a question: After an impact such as that, even though the trailer was not directly hit, will it need to be inspected, recertified (if there is such a thing), or whatever to check the integrity of the critical components?
     
  8. truckerbangin

    truckerbangin Light Load Member

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    he was travelling at least 60-80mph. from the point of impact i came to a stop in about 60 ft the explorer came to a stop about 400 ft away from point of impact.
     
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  9. Prom Night Dumpster Baby

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    Funny. I am more upset about the Pete being smashed than the fact that someone was drunk.

    Edit: Looked at bigger pic. Noticed it wasn't a Pete. Not so upset anymore.
     
  10. mandalorekiller

    mandalorekiller Light Load Member

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    What about the drunk? Did he make it? If he did that to your truck id hate to see his car
     
  11. Dye Guardian

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    I'm still waiting to hear as well.
     
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