400 Million Seconds of the best, and one second of not

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by dannyboy, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. dannyboy

    dannyboy From the promised LAND

    Last couple of weeks has seen a lot of bad weather. But when I went down the interstate, and saw a trailor on its side, with no snow on the road, clear conditions etc, it made me wonder what happened.

    Come to find out, a 35 year safe driver took his eyes off the road for just one second to retrieve something, and went to far over to the side of the road, where he hit the pile of snow pushed off by the plows. The resulting impact caused several broken bones, and some internal damage to the driver, who has recovered. The cab took quite a beating. His guardian angel was on site.

    Just goes to show that no matter how much safe driving you have under your belt, all it takes is one split second, and it can be all over.

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  2. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    Just had a 20+ year guy in our area (not my center) run a stop sign at a railroad crossing. He got hit by the train, but walked away.....
     
  3. ups79

    ups79 Active Member

    You ever go to that race at Bristol. We were at the Bristol race several years ago when the front stretch seats were nothing but concrete.
     
  4. dannyboy

    dannyboy From the promised LAND

    Back years ago, I used to work the pit gate at Bristol.

    That was the best seat in the house.

    Things have changed over the years.

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  5. Johney

    Johney Raise your hand if you think Upstate is a D-Bag

    On your way to Harbor Freight?:wink2:
     
  6. stevetheupsguy

    stevetheupsguy sʇǝʌǝʇɥǝndsƃnʎ

    I don't think it's very safe driving with all of that stuff in on your dash. Ever hear of a garbage can?:wink2:

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  7. dannyboy

    dannyboy From the promised LAND

    Actually was going to the doctors office, and took along some reading materiel. Also doubles as toilet paper. You know how all these cutbacks are cutting services........

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  8. Big Babooba

    Big Babooba Well-Known Member

    Thankfully his one second of "not" didn't create an eternity of grief for somebody else.