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Another oopsie

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by Cmark, Apr 7, 2021.

  1. Cmark

    Cmark Senior Member

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    Not mine. Taken from an insta post.

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    Ohh that's going to cause some headaches.
     
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    A couple come alongs to a tree will suck that puppy right back up on to the road.
     
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    Hoppe there are some bigger ones than I see in that picture!
     
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    i guess he might as well shut his truck off for now:rolleyes:
     
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    The Peej Well-Known Member

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    It looks like a strait section of road. I wonder what made it let go there.
     
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  7. Nige

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    He took the previous crest at warp speed and the load tried to do it’s best “is it a bird, is it a plane” impression..?
     
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    The Load was talking and he wasn't listening.
     
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    Caption contest:
    " No wonder it came off he had it on there backwards"!
     
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    Returns to the scene to find the landscape bare, a giant pile of brush pulled up to the bed.
     
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    That’s one on those drive in tornado shelters. It’s supposed to be roadside.:D
     
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    It was obviously caused by one of those bloody cyclists or caravan drivers. :D
     
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    "Dumped it" in the wrong spot.
     
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    "You mean this isn't the address where I'm supposed to deliver this too?"
     
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    Haha, you remind me of a story from way back. Bob M. was a friend of my brother's, and he had a 2 ton cornbinder from the 50's he delivered hay with.
    Bro was going to help barn the hay and was following in his car. Truck cut a little close to the deep ditch at the driveway, and over she goes on the driver's door. The passenger door pops open and out comes Bob's dog, then Bob. The homeowner is out there by now and Bob says " I hope this is where you want the hay! " :D
     
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    The Tiger Woods of the trucking business!
     
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    The obvious advantage to using the police as a wide load escort is that he didn’t have to wait long for his unsecured load ticket.
     
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    So you guys DownUnder have special police for wide load escorts? How does that work?

    Here in my part of the States we usually have a couple of meth heads in a Ford Escort with a flashing light cutting across lanes of traffic several hundred yards behind the oversized load they are supposed to be "escorting".:rolleyes:
     
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  19. Queenslander

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    Police are required for loads over 5.5m (18ft) wide.
    The wider the load the more police needed.
    Wouldn’t be a cheap exercise.

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    UK is the same. Police escort requirement (or not as the case may be) will initially be entirely dependent on the dimensions of the load. Above a certain size permits will be required and the route the load will take will also be factored into the escort requirements. If a permit has to be requested then basically whatever it says after being issued regarding escorts, police, limitations on travel after dark, etc, is effectively what the transport contractor has to do or the load doesn’t move.