Truck Rolls Over

David G.
16,008 Views 2 years ago

Pretty cool accident to watch. 18 wheeler loaded with gravel rolling over right in front of you must be some scary shit. I'm sure the guy in the car will need to have his car detailed after this.

  •   darkmadness May 14, 2016

    @truckingman Please explain what he did wrong!

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  •   fistermister May 14, 2016

    I don't think it was gravel he was hauling, by the smell of it he was hauling LOGS.

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  • twofords May 14, 2016

    Recycling on the side, so I assume its scrap metal, and possibly overloaded, top heavy or an old trailer, its hard to tell, but you can see just as its happening the 5th wheel plate is possibly bending and coming away from the trailer and the load is making the situation worse, add to that a slight bend in the road, the landing gear hits the road and finishes the situation. It doesn't explain why he was straddling 2 lanes in a construction site though.

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  •   stenchfart May 14, 2016

    blew an air line..trailer brakes applied..too much weight and brakes grabbed on the road and ripped the axle off the trailer..flipped it as weight shifted

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  •   dozer67 May 14, 2016

    That was so close.. I shit my pants....

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  •   sbohica May 14, 2016

    @stenchfart gets my +1 for best explanation..

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  • ih8boston May 14, 2016

    Funny that happened while listening to the traffic report...annnnnd he's now delayed 10 hours....

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  •   truckingman May 14, 2016

    Darkmadness I can not really tell you the true cause of this accident. I believe that there is some odject in the road were the second for the left lane divider line, see at four seconds before the semi runs over this object, that causes or rips one of the dump trailer's axes from under the dump trailer. Can anyone help me identify this odject?

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  •   truckingman May 14, 2016

    Both of you Twofords and Stenchfart have better explanations then what I can produce.

    Sincerely, Robert Hallock

    the truckingman.

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  •   mrpoop May 14, 2016

    ride it till the wheels fall off

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  • realism May 15, 2016

    This is why we can't have nice things.

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  •   whobe May 15, 2016

    Looks like a spring or hanger failure of the rear axle causing the axle to break loose on one side then twisting until the axle is ripped away this in turn pulls the air lines loose and causes the brakes to lock up. The remaining single axle could not support the weight and over she goes. At the 5 second mark you can hear a thump (axle being torn loose) then at the 6 second mark you hear the brakes locking up. I worked on semi trailers for 4 years in my younger day and checking for broken springs and hangers was part of our inspections. I did catch a couple of broken leafs during my inspections but never a hanger.

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  • bb71 May 15, 2016

    Better update that traffic report

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  • cellule May 15, 2016

    I'm not a mechanician but I can say something is not going like it should... Well, was not going good.

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  • captjim May 16, 2016

    Like how the rear axel shows up a bit

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