Originally Posted by Susan P.
I had never ever seen or known about these ice road truckers and opened the link last night and got sucked in and watched several of them..wow!! Great viewing..not a job I would like to have.. I'd be scared as. When you see little shots of trucks going in, I find my heart clutching and hoping the driver is ok!
Had to laugh Mason Is it worse for the truckers in a city or for someone like me in a tiny car next to them in inadequately thin lanes. When I have one either side I imagine being crushed like a can. I actually hunch my shoulders in to try and be smaller LOL Actually, I would take a truck driver here any day compared to a bus..lord the buses are scary to drive next to.
I guess y'all heard about the Puget Sound area recently?
Talk about danger. Big Rigs are losing their wheels/tires on the freeway right and left! A fatal accident occurred near my stretch of I-5...the northbound lanes BIG RIG lost a (set?) of tires...which rolled over to the cement median divider...it popped up like a fly ball...and arched over into the southbound lanes...and crushed a mini-van FLAT on the front passenger side. The passenger was killed at once.
A few weeks later, two additional BIG RIGS had tires fall off on the freeway! No fatalities, thank the Lord.
What is up with these TIRES???
I will add this note...the BIG RIG that killed the front passenger in the mini-van...that company has had other incidents with tires falling off on the road!
Anyway, it makes me more than nervous now...anytime a BIG RIG drives by me, in either direction.