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Christy R.'s Comment
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Tractor-trailer crashes off I-75 bridge into Manatee River Tractor-trailer crash

DaveDiesel's Comment
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Tractor-trailer crashes off I-75 bridge into Manatee River Tractor-trailer crash

That's crazy, and he survived!

Spreadneck's Comment
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I'm glad he's alive, but how does one not ever learn to swim? That's like a life necessity. You don't have to go swimming all the time, but at least learn.

Christy R.'s Comment
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I'm glad he's alive, but how does one not ever learn to swim? That's like a life necessity. You don't have to go swimming all the time, but at least learn.

I don't swim well, but I'd try!!

Phox's Comment
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I'm glad he's alive, but how does one not ever learn to swim? That's like a life necessity. You don't have to go swimming all the time, but at least learn.

it's actually quite common nowadays. I have found it's either a result of people's parents not knowing how to swim or that AND growing up lower class. the first part tends to result in no desire to swim because their parents don't... parents never take them to water parks, the beach, pools, etc so they never have a reason to learn, the 2nd part growing up lower class you have a mixture of the first reason but also parents can't afford swim lessons or have nothing to teach their children in.

In most cities though there's a lot of organizations that will give free or discounted lessons.. but you gotta find them and when reason #1 hits people don't seek them out.

glad the driver was ok however I'm curious as to what exactly caused him to lose control... was he not paying attention, driving to fast, etc. if the road is wet you always need to exercise more caution.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Brett Aquila's Comment
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They've always known those concrete barriers weren't going to stop a truck that hit em the right way. They're only like three or four feet high. Why wouldn't you build a proper wall to prevent that from happening? It only makes sense, right? I mean, they wouldn't build a city like New Orleans below sea level and then knowingly fail to protect it properly from large hurricanes now would they?

.....yeah maybe they would.

Dumb.

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HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OWI:

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miracleofmagick's Comment
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My wife just told me about this last night. It happened just a few miles from our house. Of course, with her being the huge worry wort that she is, things like this make her worry about me even more, lol.

Christy R.'s Comment
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I'm glad he's alive, but how does one not ever learn to swim? That's like a life necessity. You don't have to go swimming all the time, but at least learn.

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it's actually quite common nowadays. I have found it's either a result of people's parents not knowing how to swim or that AND growing up lower class. the first part tends to result in no desire to swim because their parents don't... parents never take them to water parks, the beach, pools, etc so they never have a reason to learn, the 2nd part growing up lower class you have a mixture of the first reason but also parents can't afford swim lessons or have nothing to teach their children in.

In most cities though there's a lot of organizations that will give free or discounted lessons.. but you gotta find them and when reason #1 hits people don't seek them out.

glad the driver was ok however I'm curious as to what exactly caused him to lose control... was he not paying attention, driving to fast, etc. if the road is wet you always need to exercise more caution.

I don't swim well because 1.) My mom is terrified of water and 2.) We were pretty poor. Luckily, I was a bit of a rebel and learned a little bit on my own!! These days, however, I am OUT OF SHAPE!

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Operating While Intoxicated

Christy R.'s Comment
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My wife just told me about this last night. It happened just a few miles from our house. Of course, with her being the huge worry wort that she is, things like this make her worry about me even more, lol.

The fact that this had a nice ending should help??? I know, WOMEN!! Right?? LOL

Joshua C.'s Comment
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Tractor-trailer crashes off I-75 bridge into Manatee River Tractor-trailer crash

I was on I 75 all day and night last night and am about to get on it now in florida

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