Swift helps to stop a mass shooter in IA targeting truckers

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  2. Hick

    Hick Heavy Load Member

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    "professor of psychology at Harper College in Palatine"

    I'd better not comment.
     
  3. rookietrucker

    rookietrucker Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    The sad part is, the driver will probably get fired and his DAC dinged.
     
  4. x1Heavy

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    And then come here saying he used the vehicle as a weapon to lawfully defend himself under fire.

    I would made sure that vehicle with him in it is under my wheels if at all possible. It wont be the first time there has been bullet holes in the rig somewhere.

    That driver is a hero. Saved who knows how many. Swift will for certainly fire him. That's unfortunate. Maybe someone will build a go fund me to help this one out.
     
  5. buddyd157

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    even IF he were to be fired. with a life saving story like this, companies will be knocking on HIS door.
     
  6. bigkev1115

    bigkev1115 Road Train Member

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    Swift finally now has a justifiable accident
     
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  7. x1Heavy

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    Well... I am on the fence about that. Insurance will take a dim view of a trucker intentionally and with predjudice attacking a vehicle to crush it and anyone inside. Although I agree with your thought. I would hire him myself. But it would be so expensive.

    I have said before and say it again, a bad guy who has gone evil and rogue shooting at people will be stopped by god only knows how many lawfully armed good guys in the area long before the police would get there.

    We passed a law allowing enhanced carry after state police administered active shooter training. Previously you cannot carry into public colleges for example. Under the new enhanced CHL you will be lawfully allowed to have thousands of students keeping guns in our dorm rooms. That training begins in a couple weeks now that the Legislature managed to hammer out a few snags in wording.

    I will be doing that training in about a month. I would be postponing my pain management to be clean and clear eyed for that until then.
     
  8. laaylor

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    I hope not!
     
  9. HalpinUout

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    Your rig has been shot now to? Wow, the fairy tales with you get bigger and bigger...
     
  10. buddyd157

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    you and your state are lucky. we have to go thru so much BS for a gun here, and still no guarantee of right to carry.
     
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