Three Rig Pileup

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  1. RockinChair

    RockinChair Road Train Member

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    If you really want to piss them off, instead of laughing at them just smile and wave.
     
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  3. Bud A.

    Bud A. Road Train Member

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    Shouldn't the headline be "Two drivers following too close causes three rig pile-up"? Whether it was a brake check or a legitimate emergency, if the drivers behind him had adequate following distance no wreck would have happened.

    I had a flatbedder try to brake check me in Idaho a couple weeks ago because he had to lift his foot while I passed a much slower truck. When I moved over in front of Left Lane Larry, he was at least 2000 feet behind me but probably doing 85. He got around me and then tried to brake check me, but he was heavy so it took him forever to slow down from 75 to 60 lol.
     
  4. TheLoadOut

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    Speed limiters will stop all these shenanigans
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  5. RockinChair

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    Not necessarily. They could have had adequate following distance but have been distracted - possibly by whatever caused the lead truck to brake suddenly.
     
  6. RockinChair

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    That could easily be solved by imposing a tax on the attorneys fees from all the ridiculous lawsuits in that state, and by collecting a monthly fee for each billboard that displays advertising for an attorney or law firm.
     
  7. mjd4277

    mjd4277 Road Train Member

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    The tort laws aren’t exactly doing drivers any favors either!
     
  8. Flat Earth Trucker

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    "But I'm your lawyer for life! Come look at my little dog."
     
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    I bet all their tires were aired up properly,,,sorry couldn't resist.
     
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  10. RockinChair

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    Exactly. I was taking an underhanded swipe at them.
     
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  11. Concorde

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    Stick your tongue out at them and laugh if you want to really see them go insane :)
     
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