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Old 06-20-2020, 08:32 PM   #1
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Don't be this guy!!

Someone pulling an RV that looks like it is bigger than his vehicle can handle. Shut down I75 in Ohio for over 4hrs today. And careflight was called to take a child that was ejected from the vehicle.

[Roads open following CareFlight responded to crash on I-75 in Piqua

https://www.whio.com/news/careflight...ZL3QEDTCSMKIXY


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Old 06-20-2020, 08:55 PM   #2
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Someone pulling an RV that looks like it is bigger than his vehicle can handle. Shut down I75 in Ohio for over 4hrs today. And careflight was called to take a child that was ejected from the vehicle.

[Roads open following CareFlight responded to crash on I-75 in Piqua

https://www.whio.com/news/careflight...ZL3QEDTCSMKIXY


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Unfortunately I see this ALL the time. Bumper dragging the ground swearing it tows just fine.. sad people will put their own family and others in danger over ignorance or pride either one, neither is an excuse.
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Don't understand. Was the car TOWING that huge MH? If so, wow! People get dumber every day!
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Old 06-20-2020, 09:14 PM   #4
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Don't understand. Was the car TOWING that huge MH? If so, wow! People get dumber every day!
Take another look. It's not a motor home it's a 30 ft travel trailer !!!
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Old 06-20-2020, 09:29 PM   #5
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Oh!.... Well it looked like an MH! But that teeny tiny car shouldn't have been trying to tow that MH/trailer! I hope the child will be OK. Hated to read that. Used to see a friend and family in Piqua back in the day.
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Ok. I won't be that guy. Promise.

One question -- where are the trailer axles?
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3X too much trailer for the vehicle AND a child not belted in , I hope LEOs are still writing the tickets.
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I spent 4 hours parked on I-10 outside Tallahassee, FL bringing my current coach home after buying it thanks to someone doing that in 2016. The only big difference is the guy outside Tallahassee ended up on his side.
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Looks like the axle or ball joint broke on the TV. That rig had to handle like crap with that short wheelbase Ford Explorer it looks like to me.

I had a car with a bad ball joint. Drove it 3 scary miles to the garage to get it fixed.
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If you want to see what causes an axle to depart a trailer see the 1:12 point in this youtube accident video that showed up a few days ago
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Things like this do not simply happen. They are caused by poor human decision making.

Imagine how few crashes there would be if humans did not do stupid things. That car did not put that huge trailer behind itself.
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We have weight police and now we have accident investigators on the internet.
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It will pull it just fine, says the salesman.
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