Jerk Cut Me Off Then Slammed On The Brakes Bringing Me To A Complete Stop In The Middle Of Rush Hour Traffic!

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Richard C.'s Comment
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BK Express, Inc. out of Spring, TX Truck #780 was the culprit.

Illinois State Police (District 15) are looking for this driver and he will be under arrest when they find him.

PackRat's Comment
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Welcome to Trucking Truth. Great first post, but what's your point? Is it that you are completely surprised that some drivers act like idiots on the roads, or will you elaborate on your post so maybe others can benefit from reading it?

Daniel B.'s Comment
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I have to admit, that double lane change was reckless on your part. The vehicles on your left were slowing down and you still switched lanes. For a few seconds your following distance was literally a fraction of a second, if that car has braked you would have been toast.

No excuse for that drivers brake check, but your driving wasn't much better.

Dm:

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.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Not to mention, why did he do that? He did it to you intentionally for a reason. What happened prior to that incident that made him that angry with you?

Without a doubt that move he made is criminal and he should be prosecuted for that. He should not only lose his job, but have his license suspended and be held responsible for all of the damage and injuries he caused. Some jail time sounds reasonable to me.

But why did he do it? Daniel's obviously right - your double lane change was reckless. You weren't 15 feet off the back bumper of the car in front of you during that move. You shouldn't have a job either after that. I suspect you were getting ready to catch back up to that guy to continue whatever childish nonsense you two were in the middle of.

The bottom line is simple - if you can't control your emotions you don't belong behind the wheel of a big rig. From what I saw neither one of you is fit to drive a rig. I can't believe you would even post that video after making such a reckless move yourself.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Here's a comment the driver left that made the video:

True but this was the third time he cut me off....he kept forcing me into the 3rd lane to keep from hitting him

So like I said, they had some childish nonsense going on between them. Neither of you should be behind the wheel anymore. When I was a little kid and I didn't play responsibly with my toys my parents took them away. That's exactly what needs to be done with you two boneheads. No more rigs for you.

Cwc's Comment
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Beat me to it... That didn't happen for no reason... And why would you show it off that you were in a no truck lane when you got brake checked? I-88 right?

G-Town's Comment
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Our "job" is to avoid things like this. Forget about the other asshat, did you do "yours", your job?

You were wrong and likely provoked the escalation. This isn't like a schoolyard fight where someone gets a bloody nose or a black-eye. People die from stupidity like this.

Stand down. Let the aggressive idiots go...

Army 's Comment
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G town, I do the same thing when driving my vehicle...let the ass hats flying by, tailgating, and cutting in and out of traffic, and think, it's not that serious. A split second decision could send you to prison....my freedom is worth more than any amount of response to aggresive driving.

Yuuyo Y.'s Comment
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"Trucks use two right lanes"

C T.'s Comment
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I don't belive Richard c is the driver in the video. It has been posted elsewhere before. Also it's unlikely someone would use this as their very 1st post here but who knows.

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