Re: The necessity of respecting the big rigs
Ron is correct on one point and I do sincerely apologize. This video should have carried a graphic warning.
However, it is in the proper forum of Chit Chat which, by design, can deal with things outside of motorcycle-dom.
One last point, I've seen other accidents similar to this one...I would not be surprised if the SUV had their cruise set. You can see a little sliding of the rear to the right just before loosing control. Any time a vehicle, going up hill, on a slippery surface, has the cruise automatically drop down a gear it can initiate wheel slippage which compounds as the cruise tries to speed up.
Another possibility is just simply a small patch of ice. Saw a Goldwing do basically the same thing...minus the big rig.
Again...I do apologize for the graphic content and no warning. Thanks for understanding.
Associate Pastor, Pickens, SC
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