Driver Stuck in resi driveway

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Mr Shifter, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. Mr Shifter

    Mr Shifter Active Member



    Is this why we should never nose in back? :)
     
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  2. Re-Raise

    Re-Raise Well-Known Member

    Good thing the Fire Department is there
     
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  3. specter208

    specter208 Member

    Perhaps the driver could have deflated the front tires to raise the back of the truck slightly? o.0
     
  4. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Pulling in a 10 foot driveway. LOL. Pulling in a 10 foot driveway nose first. LOL LOL

    You can't change lazy or stupid
     
  5. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    PCM tomorrow on this.
     
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  6. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    It's so refreshing to see a package car that is stuck not because of snow.
     
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  7. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    the UPS driver should call the driver sup to bring 2x4s.
     
  8. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    I scraped my back bumper many times but never that bad.
     
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  9. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    I'm Thinking this should be a permanent
    Looks like there is no shoulder to park on and a pretty busy road with high enough speed limit to create bad problems. Having been hit while parked by a kid playing with his radio years ago, I'm very mindful of getting out of traffic lanes when I can do so safely.
    Sure don't miss those bigger trucks! And I love the high rear ends on today's p700!
     
  10. Lead Belly

    Lead Belly BANNED

    Yea but what if he was pulling in and there was a turn around?
     
  11. Lead Belly

    Lead Belly BANNED

    They should have just stopped traffic and pushed him back words.
     
  12. 1BROWNWRENCH

    1BROWNWRENCH Amatuer Malthusian

    My late partner and I extracted a P12 from a driveway like that with a floor jack and lumber. Driver's excuse was that they didn't have hills where he came from.
     
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  13. 9.5er

    9.5er Well-Known Member

    I've also been hit while parked on a narrow shoulder. It was no fun at all. I look to get completely off the street now.
     
  14. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    I got stuck like this once. Even had a sup with me.

    Not in a resi drive though.
     
  15. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    I saw a truck with a boat and trailer get stuck like this once, with the tongue of the trailer and hitch embedded in the road, no fun that day.
     
  16. govols019

    govols019 You smell that?

    Had that happen to me a long time ago.
     
  17. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt

    He was just following Orion.



    -Bug-
     
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  18. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    If you watch the video you can see that it's not a 10 foot resi driveway, but rather a business parking lot. Probably just a new guy who didnt know about dips like that and bottoming out
     
  19. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    I had one that had a trailer hitch on it, and I have several areas, where I have to approach sideways, I told them take it off or give me a different truck. These long trucks have problems with areas like this.
     
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  20. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I feel sorry for that driver. Who ever designed the slope of that driveway should be fired.
     
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