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    Bouncing Bomb/tyre

    Incident I went to the other day.

    Tyre and wheel worked loose of a large goods vehicle(big rig!) and went for a roll and bounce down the road.

    Drivers a lucky man 6" to the left and he'd be brown bread(dead)





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    Wow, that's scary! The driver is lucky not to be brown bread!

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    Construction and use or dangerous drive for the truck driver and his boss?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Standard Dave View Post
    Construction and use or dangerous drive for the truck driver and his boss?
    Don't know, it was a divisional incident. I went as no one on division could check his tachograph. I simply advised as to what they might consider and then left, in the best traditions of traffic!
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    Curious, same flow or opposing lane?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorwaycop View Post
    I simply advised as to what they might consider and then left, in the best traditions of traffic!
    Don't be ridiculous! The best traditions of traffic, is to be unavailable! I heard it so often I thought it was their Call Sign.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odd View Post
    Curious, same flow or opposing lane?
    Opposing lane,wheel then bounced off into a field.

    This is something that has happened a number of times before in just my area, and has in the past resulted in fatalities.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trojan 42 View Post
    Don't be ridiculous! The best traditions of traffic, is to be unavailable! I heard it so often I thought it was their Call Sign.
    Wait... traffic answers the radio? I keep hearing that the Starbucks all happen to be in dead spots!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jks9199 View Post
    Wait... traffic answers the radio? I keep hearing that the Starbucks all happen to be in dead spots!
    No of course not. But in London Traffic had their own radio channel, called Central Traffic Control. So if you needed them you called up on the Traffic channel and always got the reply, ''CTC Unable''.
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    We also have our own channeel its called "We don't do domestics, now get back to your complaint of kids kicking a football you wooden tops!"
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    Yikes. There was a local girl years ago killed on the interstate from a similar incident.
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    Another example of why inspection enforcement is so important.

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