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Old 05-12-2015, 08:22 PM   #11
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There's a cable guard rail in the median that broke and hooked the rear tires.

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Old 05-12-2015, 08:34 PM   #12
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Many years ago I worked one of these. This one though the large MH was pulling a large TT. We had to use dump trucks and front end loaders to clean it up. There was nothing but splinters left.

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Old 05-13-2015, 02:32 AM   #13
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What was YOUR speed when he passed you? He looks to be clipping along at a "brisk" pace......
No one has said what the speed was. I didn't take video, it was provided by a truck driver's dash cam. I drive that portion of I10 a few times a week and most trucks are doing 60 to 70 mph. If the truck was doing 70 (the speed limit) the RV looks to be doing 75+. That's a lot of weight to get surprised with. The good thing is that the cable guards in the median kept the RV from shooting into the opposite lane of travel. According to the LA DOTD, the wire guard rails aren't designed to stop large vehicles, but it sure did a great job of slowing it down!
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Old 05-13-2015, 03:58 AM   #14
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Those cables in the middle of the interstate saved lives that day.
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Old 05-13-2015, 12:38 PM   #15
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I had a safe-T- plus installed to help on something like this
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Old 05-13-2015, 01:01 PM   #16
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yep best to have Tyron installed on the front rims, we have it on our berk.
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Old 05-13-2015, 03:23 PM   #17
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Not this guys lucky day!!!

Lucky , not luck, in the title...don't know how to edit titles...

It can happen in a split second....this can be added to all the tire talk on here:

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Glad the injuries were minor, this could have been so much worse.

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Old 05-13-2015, 05:44 PM   #20
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Wowsers! Gotta always pay attention. He did all he could do.

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