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Tomorrow
Mar 7, 2009, 12:01 PM
This guy should get ticketed for not having a leading and trailing flag car. There's no way this can be considered safe on the highway.

Sorry for the blurry pics, my wife took these while she was driving. Too bad she couldn't get the license plate clearly, this guy needs to be reported.

fireshot91
Mar 7, 2009, 12:04 PM
Wait what'd he do wrong?

OllyW
Mar 7, 2009, 12:04 PM
This guy should get ticketed for not having a leading and trailing flag car. There's no way this can be considered safe on the highway.

Sorry for the blurry pics, my wife took these while she was driving. Too bad she couldn't get the license plate clearly, this guy needs to be reported.

Ironic? :rolleyes:

BoyBach
Mar 7, 2009, 12:24 PM
Ironic? :rolleyes:


Hammer. Nail. Head.

jknight8907
Mar 7, 2009, 12:33 PM
Not necessarily. Overwidth loads don't always require pilot cars, it depends on the state, road, town, and other factors.

ThunderRobot
Mar 7, 2009, 12:36 PM
I could be wrong but I suspect the OP was making a joke at the 'Oversize Load' sign whilst the load itself was tiny.

dubhe
Mar 7, 2009, 12:36 PM
I think he just left the sign on from when he did have an oversize load on his normal size trailer.

And don't use your phone whilst driving, end of.

The3nd
Mar 7, 2009, 12:36 PM
David copperfield strikes again!

thomahawk
Mar 7, 2009, 12:38 PM
"while she was driving"

talk about i-r-o-n-y! thats pure evidence! *Calls the cops*

LeahM
Mar 7, 2009, 12:38 PM
I thought they only needed escorts if their load were intruding into other lanes. I see trucks like that all the time on the highways.

Isn't his bed empty anyway?

dukebound85
Mar 7, 2009, 12:40 PM
escort cars arent required

DMC-12
Mar 7, 2009, 12:56 PM
Nothing about this thread was funny to me until I pretended to look at the second picture as if I considered the yellow thing in the middle of the trailer to be the entire "load."

heehee
Mar 7, 2009, 12:56 PM
I think some of you need to see this picture again. :D

bartelby
Mar 7, 2009, 12:59 PM
I think the thread is meant to be an attempt at humour.

jknight8907
Mar 7, 2009, 01:01 PM
I think some of you need to see this picture again. :D

That's not even a load. That's a bracket/chock for whatever piece of equipment was hauled last. It's attached to the frame.

bruinsrme
Mar 7, 2009, 01:04 PM
I thought they only needed escorts if their load were intruding into other lanes. I see trucks like that all the time on the highways.

Isn't his bed empty anyway?

Even if the trailer is empty it exceeds the width of 102 inches (I think)therefor requiring signage. There are no vision impairments, no height concerns so no escorts required.
In the United States an oversize load is a vehicle and/or load that are higher than 13' 6", wider than 8' 6" longer than 80'

kwood
Mar 7, 2009, 01:11 PM
I don't know which is funnier, the picture or the countless people who don't get it. I have seen this picture before (or similar if your wife did indeed take the picture). If I were driving an empty flat bed like that I would do the same.

rdowns
Mar 7, 2009, 01:11 PM
The load didn't look that big. Perhaps the trucker was trying to send a message to your wife. :D

iowamensan
Mar 7, 2009, 01:16 PM
That's not even a load. That's a bracket/chock for whatever piece of equipment was hauled last. It's attached to the frame.

Look again... (hint - it's a toy bulldozer)

nplima
Mar 7, 2009, 01:17 PM
Ironic? :rolleyes:

i think we should let failblog be the judge of that :)

Mark72501
Mar 7, 2009, 01:36 PM
I don't know which is funnier, the picture or the countless people who don't get it. I have seen this picture before (or similar if your wife did indeed take the picture). If I were driving an empty flat bed like that I would do the same.

Oh, I think the funnier thing is the posts from the countless people who don't get it...wow! lol

Hilarious. Thanks for sharing!

jknight8907
Mar 7, 2009, 01:46 PM
Look again... (hint - it's a toy bulldozer)

Wow! That's awesome! I need my eyes checked, apparently... :D

BoyBach
Mar 7, 2009, 03:37 PM
I could be wrong but I suspect the OP was making a joke at the 'Oversize Load' sign whilst the load itself was tiny.

I think some of you need to see this picture again. :D

I think the thread is meant to be an attempt at humour.

I don't know which is funnier, the picture or the countless people who don't get it. I have seen this picture before (or similar if your wife did indeed take the picture). If I were driving an empty flat bed like that I would do the same.

Oh, I think the funnier thing is the posts from the countless people who don't get it...wow! lol

Hilarious. Thanks for sharing!


I'll get me coat! :o

GGGUUUYYY
Mar 7, 2009, 06:27 PM
over think thing much.. lol


And that load isn't strapped down properly:p

ILBandit
Mar 8, 2009, 01:34 PM
Maybe this will help ? .............

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v462/bandit629/oversize3.jpg

MultiM
Mar 11, 2009, 05:30 PM
Don't you hate it when you have to explain the obvious??:rolleyes:

SchneiderMan
Mar 11, 2009, 10:59 PM
Fail lol