What's The Most Exciting Thing You've Ever Seen Or Done As A Driver On The Road?

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Victor C. II's Comment
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thats way to funny. What kind of accessories?

It scared me to death at that Iowa 80 TB! I think the price was around $22 for a dozen tacos, and I'm not even eating the shells, either.

Too high for me, so instead (being the hypocrite I am), I walked down to the showroom and bought some "cheap" accessories instead. Gotta have priorities!

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PackRat's Comment
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Anything my favorite color: Chrome!

Anything I don't already have.

Anything I think I may use someday.

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Almost made me crap my pants.

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By exciting, do you mean “almost made me crap my pants”, or “wow, that was awesome”?

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Three stand out

One was the day I came out of a fog bank and saw traffic at a standstill. Hit the brakes, started to jack ice, but it slowed me enough to slip through a gap between traffic and come to a stop

Two, they guy that slowed to a stop in the middle of I90 in the Berkshires to look at the pretty deer. I saw I was closing on him, checked my mirror to get over, looked back and realized he wasn’t slow, he was stopped. Luckily I noticed quick enough to miss him. Unfortunately not enough to lay on the air horn to let him share my terror.

Three, the day the truck ahead of me and I switched lanes because traffic was merging. As soon as we got in the lane, traffic came to a dead stop. Got on the brakes do hard the tandems unlocked and slid to the rear. I thought I got rear ended.

Tandems:

Tandem Axles

A set of axles spaced close together, legally defined as more than 40 and less than 96 inches apart by the USDOT. Drivers tend to refer to the tandem axles on their trailer as just "tandems". You might hear a driver say, "I'm 400 pounds overweight on my tandems", referring to his trailer tandems, not his tractor tandems. Tractor tandems are generally just referred to as "drives" which is short for "drive axles".

Tandem:

Tandem Axles

A set of axles spaced close together, legally defined as more than 40 and less than 96 inches apart by the USDOT. Drivers tend to refer to the tandem axles on their trailer as just "tandems". You might hear a driver say, "I'm 400 pounds overweight on my tandems", referring to his trailer tandems, not his tractor tandems. Tractor tandems are generally just referred to as "drives" which is short for "drive axles".

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Oh and number four was the lady that passed me, then cut right in front of the bumper and slammed on the brakes to pull off the road to pick up her husband (I assume) who was broken down on the shoulder. When the air horn went off, I’m pretty sure she almost crapped her pants. She found the gas quick, and I was able to swerve left and just missed her.

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