Mattress In The Road Causes Fatal Accident

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  2. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

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    Never swerve unless its to dodge a person.
     
  3. mpd240

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    That’s even questionable
     
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  4. Chinatown

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    Right; I've seen a few mattresses in the road over a long driving career and I just run over them; same when in my car.
     
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  5. Opus

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    Mattresses and ladders and those stupid plastic containers put on the backs of their vehicles......even pickups.
    Seriously, man. You can't put all yo stuff in the back of a pickup? And that little plastic container is the solution?
     
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  6. lovesthedrive

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    Better question is why were they going so fast that they were unable to merely go around it. Instead their speed caused them to lose control
     
  7. Muddydog79

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    Ive seen 3 semi truck mattresses on the side of on ramps in the last year. Within 100 miles of each other to boot!:scratch:
     
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  8. mjd4277

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    Somebody probably had a diesel fuel spill and used the mattresses to soak up the mess,only they abandoned the mattresses on the side of the road.
     
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  9. Muddydog79

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    I was thinking some kind of bodily fluids got soaked up, either human, or pet related.
     
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  10. mjd4277

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    That’s a possibility too. They just didn’t want to bother with disposing of it properly.
     
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