Trailer Detachment Accident Sends 2 To The Hospital

Discussion in 'Trucking Accidents' started by mjd4277, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

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    So help me I like the Altimas.

    However leaning towards the manuals with beefy V6.

    There is really only two cars that I enjoy driving. The old 2005 Cadillac CTS which of itself is really fast with traction that wont quit. Jam it into a flying ramp at 100 even when it's posted for 45. She will do it for you. There is a Honda S2000 series, it has a very heavy manual but to me it's just perfect. A red line car that wont quit at the top end.

    Everything else will just have to stand on their own merits. I love my old Tahoe, but at the same time I hate it. I think those are the best relationships to have. A little fix it here fix it there and hand over the money honey. HA... This month is all about power steering lines at the box on back towards the front axle. I hope that the new hoses bolt on and resolve the leak. I do not want to hear the words I need a new power steering box. whew.
     
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  2. mjd4277

    mjd4277 Road Train Member

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    Your gonna have to look at the used car market for a Altima with a V6 or manual.Nissan sapped the life out of the car a few years back when they start putting in CVTs. The most recent models don’t have a V6 anymore. Turbo four-cylinders across the board.
     
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  3. skellr

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    Yeah, but where are you going to pick up from that is going to cause a disconnect on a US highway south of Coeur d’Alene? The ship would hit the fan well before if it was a driver error wouldn't it?
     
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  4. starmac

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    Not that you can count on,I lost a lowboy after 25 miles or so when I first started. Luckily it was a folding neck and the winch line caught it before it came off or tore anything up. I have seen them go several miles several times even through town with stop lights and such.
     
  5. skellr

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    Yeah, it seems like a bad hook is fine until you turn past a certain point, and then, BAM! I don't see how you can leave, or turn out of, some place onto the road and not loose it right there.
     
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  6. starmac

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    Good possibility he had just made a turn, for sure he was traveling at a slow rate of speed.
     
  7. lovesthedrive

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    Ok I give. Why are there no skid marks? No scrape marks of the trailer that is clearly on the ground. No car skid marks.
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  8. ZVar

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    The landing gear was put down after the fact...
    As for no skid marks, it happened too fast most likely. Literately no time to react in either swerving or breaking.
     
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  9. skellr

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    I dont see how it didn't come off untill that point on the highway. That's crazy.
     
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  10. AModelCat

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    Seen a quad dump wagon break away once. The whole rear crossmember pulled right out of the frame rail.
     
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