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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 09-11-2019, 09:50 AM Thread Starter
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From what I've gathered from other new JD equipment and what seems to be a huge concern is "How big is the fridge" and does it keep your wobbly pops cold enough ??
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Cant teach stupid !!!

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Crazy fake news actually. Says multiple times in the article that the load is "unsecured" when, in fact, there is no less than three chains on there.

That guy might deserve an award for getting so much on there so he reduced trips to the scrap yard and lowered his carbon footprint...even if it's a Darwin award. LOL

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Didnt he almost made it there and nothing fell off so...
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I would say the crime is hualing those cool old girls to the scrap yard. Maybe they aren't neat up that way but would think sombody would want some parts for a resto.
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Well this is why the DOT is on your a$$ when we are on the road. They think we all think like this. Idiot!!
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Scrap guy I used to know would haul at night to avoid stuff like this ha.
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fined only 2000 dollars, I say throw the book at him, book him dano! That's one of the reasons why we have to take that insane driving test for number one licence because of numb nuts like this and the dumb asss that caused the bus crash. Most farmers are way better experienced drivers than some of the twits on the road these days. Please red neckers have some common sense for the love of god., lucky no one got hurt from this.
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$2000 fine and $150 in scrap. That sucks. The fuel in his tanks is likely worth more than his load, truck, and trailer.
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As a crazy Canuck redneck myself, I hesitate to find fault with this creative trucker.

It does look like he made the effort to squish the back end of the Versatile enough that it was close to legal height.( Or perhaps the overpasses did it for him, either way, it served the purpose).

If the tickets were for insecure loads, I would question how they would stand up in court. IF there are enough straps/chains per item, and nothing loose, then there is a lot of subjectivity involved beyond that in deciding what is secure enough and what isn't.

If it was for over dimensions, truck/trailer not meeting standards, or paperwork, then so be it.

But, in Alberta( and I have asked multiple times), as long as it is farm machinery, most of the overdimension etc rules are irrelevant, until you take down a powerline at least. A commercial vehicle can haul farm machinery of any dimensions without permits or pilots. Those look a lot like farm machinery to me.

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