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That should buff right out
Posted by ORNHOO on Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:27 PM

The interesting part of ths story (truck receives a "locomotive love tap" at a grade crossing in Houston) is the is the high value cargo in the truck: https://www.roadandtrack.com/news/a36013279/train-crashes-into-truck-hauling-ferrari-sf90-stradale-other-exotics-in-houston/

 

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Posted by Murphy Siding on Monday, April 5, 2021 12:24 PM

I had to chuckle at this part: "The train, it appears, was unable to stop quick enough..." That's some A-1 reporting right there.

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Posted by Overmod on Monday, April 5, 2021 12:46 PM

Murphy Siding
I had to chuckle at this part: "The train, it appears, was unable to stop quick enough..." That's some A-1 reporting right there.

But you have to admit it's better than 'the train, it appears, was unsuccessful in taking evasive action to safely avoid collision'...

or

"The conductor was unable to safely avoid hitting the truck's expensive cargo" ClownDunce

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Posted by caldreamer on Monday, April 5, 2021 1:21 PM

Well once again, train 1, truck 0.  I do not think that the railroad wil l have to pay for the damaged cargo because the truck go stuck on the tracks. Drivers fault.

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Posted by 54light15 on Monday, April 5, 2021 8:59 PM

No matter the circumstances, it's always the train's fault, isn't it? 

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