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Old 07-21-2015, 12:52 PM   #1
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RV Crash

Saw this on another site.

Friends of mine had a blowout on their 2014 Tiffin Zephyr July 12 on I-10 near Tallahassee, FL. The MH ended up in a ravine destroyed. They both survived and are now out of the ICU. One of their small dogs died later at a vet clinic.


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Old 07-21-2015, 12:59 PM   #2
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Glad they are OK. Were they running a tire pressure monitoring system?

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Old 07-21-2015, 01:16 PM   #3
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That thing got messed up.
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Old 07-21-2015, 01:16 PM   #4
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WOW! They were sure lucky! That's the reason I installed the SteerSafe steering stabilizers on our MH right after we bought it!
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Old 07-21-2015, 01:17 PM   #5
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wow there is nothing left of that coach's passenger side, I have to wonder if my steel welded frame would stand up any better, not sure what tiffen uses for their construction but the welded steel frame work of the monaco dynasty was one of the selling features that drew me to it, I hope your friends have a speedy recovery and can put this tragedy behind them.

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My god, that's terrifying. Glad they're out of danger.
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I cannot imagine the fear and terror they felt as this scenario played out. Glad to hear that they will recover and very sad to hear that they lost a pet.
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Hope everyone a speedy recovery !! Do you know what caused the blow out ?
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Old 07-21-2015, 02:16 PM   #9
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All one has to do is look under the front end of their pusher. Riding up front gives a false sense of security as there really isn't much protection between you and the road. Kinda like hitting something with an airplane, usually doesn't end well. If collision is unavoidable, aim for the generator.
Scary photos and another reminder to check tires and use a TPMS.
I hope they recover quickly, so sad.
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Old 07-21-2015, 02:31 PM   #10
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This sounds like the same crash.

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incredible they lived,

kinda gives you a new perspective
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Originally Posted by WV Bum View Post
...Do you know what caused the blow out ?...
My question too. Tires should be virtually new. Wonder how fast they were going? We had a right front blow out in I 55 south of Chicago a few months ago in a different coach...had my hands full of MH for a few minutes.
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My number one fear while driving my class A is a front tire blow out. Will the Safe_T_Plus Steering Controls listed below provide much protection against this type of accident? I already have a TPMS.

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A majority of the destruction to the Coach was done during the recovery process if I was to guess...............Glad to read they are OK!

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