Swift crash on I-85 kills co-driver/trainer

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  1. cnsper

    cnsper Road Train Member

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    Patty, it was perfectly understandable the way you wrote it. Some people just can't comprehend a change in the train of thought.
     
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  3. pattyj

    pattyj Road Train Member

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    Ya it was no fun retyping it all and then some on this itty bitty phone keyboard .
     
  4. thejackal

    thejackal Road Train Member

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    What does Swifts safety record got to do with it? My goodness, man, it's about profits, not safety. I'm sure swift has more than one motor carrier enforcement on their bankroll.
     
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    G13Tomcat Road Train Member

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  6. 4mer trucker

    4mer trucker Road Train Member

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    Opinions please. In the pics it shows the trailer "broke" towards the center,do U think is happened before impact or when the truck went thru the swale prior to striking the abutment? RIP Trainer
     
  7. dca

    dca Road Train Member

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    swift has numerous trucks on the road the numbers of this and that will rise. I'm thinking the newbie nodded at the wheel.

    rest in peace
     
  8. HalpinUout

    HalpinUout Road Train Member

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    I think it happened on impact. I believe the report stated the trailer had bails of cotton on board.
     
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  9. 4mer trucker

    4mer trucker Road Train Member

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    Read that also but was wondering if a HARD BOUNCE thru the swale would / could have caused it. I've seen pics of a few trailers collapsing in the same area recently including one pic in front of a Loves TS that I couldn't figure out
     
  10. mjd4277

    mjd4277 Road Train Member

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    I did the same thing. I wonder how fast the truck was going prior to impact and also the weight of the load.
     
  11. THE ROAD VIRUS

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    Your ignorant troll post contributes nothing to this conversation. Please back your statements with facts. thanks.
     
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