Bad Driver - This Is Why Trucking Leaves A Bad "taste" In Some People's Mouth

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Scott L.'s Comment
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Apparently the driver "The big rig hit the freeway's barrier with such force that it broke through and dangled over the edge of the freeway" check out the article.

http://www.royaltruckdrivingjobs.com/news.html

Dave D. (Armyman)'s Comment
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Well, you are probably correct, but until we find out the cause, I am withholding judgment. It was probably human error, but it could have been mechanical.

Dave

crazy rebel's Comment
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Apparently the driver "The big rig hit the freeway's barrier with such force that it broke through and dangled over the edge of the freeway" check out the article.

http://www.royaltruckdrivingjobs.com/news.html

you say this is a bad driver ok thats your opinion,youre doing exactly what the news, fmcsa ,and government wants you to do see truck accident blame driver.

now heres the possibilities of what could have happened brakes gave out,steer tire blew (with 80,000 lbs that stinks bad at times its not like a car ),a car cut him off its in the middle of a city mind you.

now please think of what you said before going and blaming a driver its not the drivers giving the bad name its the press and govnmnt pushing false facts that do it.

CSA:

Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA)

The CSA is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) initiative to improve large truck and bus safety and ultimately reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities that are related to commercial motor vehicle

FMCSA:

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

The FMCSA was established within the Department of Transportation on January 1, 2000. Their primary mission is to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries.

What Does The FMCSA Do?

  • Commercial Drivers' Licenses
  • Data and Analysis
  • Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement
  • Research and Technology
  • Safety Assistance
  • Support and Information Sharing

Fm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
PJ's Comment
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Yeah there could be a lot of reasons this event occurred. Just don't believe everything you read from the media.

Scott L.'s Comment
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Hey folks, just to let you know...please don't be so defensive in my post.

There was nothing in my post itself that implied driver error. Dave & Rebel - I am neutral concerning this incident.

Though I would like to point out, that this state (California) is one of the most unfriendliest to the trucking industry and incidents such as this (whether driver is at fault or not) painstakingly makes for more laws and legislation against current and future drivers.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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There was nothing in my post itself that implied driver error. Dave & Rebel - I am neutral concerning this incident.

Maybe the fact that the subject you put was "Bad Driver - This is why Trucking leaves a bad 'taste' in some People's Mouth" .... that doesn't sound that neutral

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