I’m Pretty Sure This Is The Truck That Flew By Me This Morning In The Rain.

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Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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You can’t see it but the tractor is off in the woods to the right.

PackRat's Comment
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Gotta love it when the karma catches up with these cowboys every now and then. At least they put triangles out (totally incorrectly. Huge peeve of mine). I usually blow the horn and wave at them when I go by.

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Gotta love it when the karma catches up with these cowboys every now and then. At least they put triangles out (totally incorrectly. Huge peeve of mine). I usually blow the horn and wave at them when I go by.

I think the triangles may belong to the cleanup crew. :)

Marc Lee's Comment
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Let's try that again...

I think the triangles may belong to the cleanup crew. :)

Yeah. I don't recall from class?

What is the proper placement of triangles on a divided highway when your tractor is in the freaking woods???

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PackRat's Comment
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I will go with 50 feet, 100 feet, then 200 feet and angled away from the rear of the vehicle on a one-way, divided highway.

Bruce K.'s Comment
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Marc, if your tractor is in the woods and your trailer is in the median, the triangle may be the Bermuda Triangle. At least that's what you could tell your company and the judge.

Marc Lee's Comment
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I will go with 50 feet, 100 feet, then 200 feet and angled away from the rear of the vehicle on a one-way, divided highway.

Yes... but when the tractor and trailer are on opposite sides of the roadway... I would think you would need 6 triangles to properly secure the vehicles. Unless, of course, he wasn't planning on being there for more than 10 minutes!

Marc Lee's Comment
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Marc, if your tractor is in the woods and your trailer is in the median, the triangle may be the Bermuda Triangle. At least that's what you could tell your company and the judge.

That's worth a shot Bruce.

Pretty much a crap shoot with a jury, however...

Rob T.'s Comment
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I will go with 50 feet, 100 feet, then 200 feet and angled away from the rear of the vehicle on a one-way, divided highway.

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Yes... but when the tractor and trailer are on opposite sides of the roadway... I would think you would need 6 triangles to properly secure the vehicles. Unless, of course, he wasn't planning on being there for more than 10 minutes!

Just putting them out (even if placed incorrectly) is better than 90% of the trucks I see on the side of the road. Sadly I find it rare to see someone who has even attempted to place them out.

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