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Old 03-02-2013, 09:08 AM   #1
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Too much wind, Too Tall

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Old 03-02-2013, 10:17 AM   #2
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high wind advisories for high profile vehicles should be heeded.
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Old 03-02-2013, 12:13 PM   #3
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That is for sure!
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Old 03-02-2013, 12:36 PM   #4
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That bridge is about a half hour from me and is in Durham NC. People hit it all the time. It is still an active train trestle. There are other ways around not sure why people keep insisting on going through there.
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Old 03-02-2013, 02:17 PM   #5
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three letters, GPS. people will follow a GPS like sheep to slaughter. Never really paying attention to signs nor what they are hauling. Around here, a tractor trailer driver followed his GPS into a low, 11' or so, bridge, even though there are a lot of signs warning about the very low clearance. His comments on TV were that his GPS told him to go that way. A pro driver...yeh.
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Old 03-02-2013, 04:05 PM   #6
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Wow, who would have thought wind could push over a trailer that easy. My trailer (Wildwood x-lite 195bh) is quite tall compared to my Tacoma so it definitely has me wondering if something like this could happen to me.

Does this type of wind related accident occur often? If so, what can one do to help prevent it?
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Old 03-02-2013, 05:55 PM   #8
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looks like the end of that vacation. would hate to see the bill for that little bump to the bridge.
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I do not know why I love these videos:

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