Got Rear Ended.

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Bird-One's Comment
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Guess I gotta stop throwing rocks out the window!!! Both myself and the officer knew that was bs but that’s for the insurance company to determine.

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He swerved to miss a rock and rear ended you? I think the officer who believed his story got hit in the head w the same rock!wtf.gif Glad everyone is ok. Especially you Bird one.

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The police don't determine if a story is factual, they just take statements and document what they see.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Rob T.'s Comment
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I asked him what happened he said he was “dodging a rock”. 

Must've been a crack rock.

PackRat's Comment
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I asked him what happened he said he was “dodging a rock”. 

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Must've been a crack rock.

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George B.'s Comment
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"If I had some money you know what I would do? I head downtown for crack rock or two, 'cause I am crazy 'bout my crack rock. Once I smoke my crack rock you know what I would do? Jump on the highway and rear end a big truck or two, 'cause Im high on some crack rock" dancing-banana.gif sorry.gif rofl-3.gif rofl-2.gif

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Guess I gotta stop throwing rocks out the window!!! Both myself and the officer knew that was bs but that’s for the insurance company to determine.

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He swerved to miss a rock and rear ended you? I think the officer who believed his story got hit in the head w the same rock!wtf.gif Glad everyone is ok. Especially you Bird one.

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The police don't determine if a story is factual, they just take statements and document what they see.

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Wow, Bird One . . . wow. I shared this with my other half; and he was floored. Your ICC was like a pipe cleaner/bread tie...sheesh! Any idea how old (or young) the driver of the Ford was? Just wondering. Tom said it was probably a spoiled 'elitist' kid kinda driver, and I figured.. a young father. Who wants a King Cab? Not kids. Heck, I couldn't even get Tom to buy one, as a family of 4.

I'm so sorry this happened to you; it probably was indeed a youngish family man, up all night, trying to finish his legal briefs on zero sleep, on his way to the corporate 'hail' of a job he has, and dozed off.

I'm glad he's okay. Moreso, we're glad YOU are okay. Seriously doubt it'll even be a 'blip' in your credo with your company, or any! (Tom's place is around the block, if OD doesn't work out, if you ever even choose to move on, though!)

Thanks for sharing, rest up, man.

~ Anne & Tom ~

ps: A yellow (or red?) knob knocked off, in your lap ?!?! O.o

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Bird-One's Comment
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Hey Anne…. It was actually a older guy. I only had a few minutes to talk to him before first responders got on the scene and I had to go get my paperwork together. We were about 200 yards apart. So I’m not sure what his full story is but he mentioned he was on his way to Rockford from Detroit. Had to be drowsy. And I’m pretty sure that truck was a company truck. Definitely totaled.

And you make it impossible to forget about FAB express lol. So no worries there. And I actually did have a one of the accessory knobs pop off. And when I came into work this morning my steer tire was leaking oil. Maybe it was from the force of the impact maybe not. It still blows me away how Hard he hit me. For him to have that hard of an impact with me going 65 miles an hour. Had to be a 30 mile difference.

RealDiehl's Comment
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Glad you are OK, Bird-One. I agree with some other comments, that driver must have been going really fast if you were going 65 and he hit you with that much force.

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Hey Anne…. It was actually a older guy. I only had a few minutes to talk to him before first responders got on the scene and I had to go get my paperwork together. We were about 200 yards apart. So I’m not sure what his full story is but he mentioned he was on his way to Rockford from Detroit. Had to be drowsy. And I’m pretty sure that truck was a company truck. Definitely totaled.

And you make it impossible to forget about FAB express lol. So no worries there. And I actually did have a one of the accessory knobs pop off. And when I came into work this morning my steer tire was leaking oil. Maybe it was from the force of the impact maybe not. It still blows me away how Hard he hit me. For him to have that hard of an impact with me going 65 miles an hour. Had to be a 30 mile difference.

We're both STILL analyzing this, Bird! Wow, man. Wow. For your steer tire to be affected, sheesh! Did the bearing crack from the force of the impact?

That Super Duty was definitely totalled, and I'm sure HIS company wasn't happy. At all. Just odd to see a 'King Cab' for a company truck, but then again, clients and all that, I guess. That was actually a BLESSING to him, the day y'all met!

You're right; I'm not a physics major, but he wasn't matching your speed (in our opinion) .. he was exceeding it. Rockford, IL from Detroit is a crappy run, especially in those wee hours; I'm thinking you are right about either a med emergency, or .. Tom thinks, drowsiness as well.

So sorry this happened to ya, man. Yep, we've always got you a back up plan, if you ever need a change. Since G'Town's place isn't hiring, Tom's staying put with FAB, too!

As Taylor Swift says, (and NOT the combined company somebody saw for Fool's day) "Shake it Off!"

Yeah, I know. Easier said than done. Glad you're good!

~ Anne & Tom ~

Glad you are OK, Bird-One. I agree with some other comments, that driver must have been going really fast if you were going 65 and he hit you with that much force.

I know, right? Where's our Physics Majors?!?!? I want the math, actually. Sadly, I forgot those dang laws. I've got Murphy's that follows me on a daily, though! Newton's is a close second.

Peace, y'all....

~ Anne & Tom ~

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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