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Old 05-12-2015, 10:45 AM   #1
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Class A accident caught on dash cam

It Happened on I-10 in Texas:

WATCH: RV crash on I-10 | WBRZ News 2 Louisiana : Baton Rouge, LA |

Luckily the passengers sustained only minor injuries, and miraculously no other autos involved.

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Old 05-12-2015, 10:49 AM   #2
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That was horrible. Glad they're ok.


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It would be interesting to know what speed, what the temp was and what tires were on the MH. It looks like they were moving along pretty good, glad there were no serious injuries!
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Old 05-12-2015, 10:54 AM   #4
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That dude was makin' time! Funny but I didn't see any 'reason' for the accident. Tire failure?
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Old 05-12-2015, 10:55 AM   #5
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Holy cow, that is scary! That is my worst nightmare. I can only imagine how shaken up he must have been. So glad nobody was seriously injured.
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Old 05-12-2015, 10:58 AM   #6
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Scary...I am going to be taking that same route in a few weeks. It did look like they were going fast to pass a semi at that rate. But I guess a blowout in the front like that can throw you.
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DASH CAM VIDEO: Motor home blows tire, slides on side across I-1 - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports, Social
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Old 05-12-2015, 12:09 PM   #8
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looks like the toad remained on all 4 wheels.
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Old 05-12-2015, 12:15 PM   #9
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A Blowout on left front will take you in that direction if you dont pay attention with both hands on the wheel. Accelerate to ovecome the pull and then slowly decrease speed to come to a safe spot.
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Can anyone identify the age of the coach? I wondered about the age of the tires. If it's a newer coach, the age of the tires shouldn't be a factor. The thought of a blowout scares the bejesus out of me!
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Lesson Learned ! Always wear your DEPENDS when traveling above 30mph !
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Old 05-12-2015, 12:23 PM   #12
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Scary stuff. Among many reasons, this is one of the big ones w/ regards to why I rarely break 60 mph in my motorhome.
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Old 05-12-2015, 12:25 PM   #13
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Looking at the video again i see a sudden dip in the front end, maybe a panic brake, just before it veered to the left. Rubber is flying as the Rig is going into median. They were lucky.
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Not far from there is where we had a blowout on our 5er that ripped up the side... it's rough road, humid, and hot as that asphalt gets BAKED all day since it runs almost directly east and west so there's never any shade...

Can't show this to the wife or we'll never go over 30 mph

And it looks like HAVING a toad probably helped a LOT in that it acted as ballast.

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