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Old 04-22-2014, 12:13 PM   #1
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lucky to be alive!!

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2014/04/1...ool-bus-crash/

Toyota Solara went under a bus
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Old 04-22-2014, 01:37 PM   #2
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If you're referring to the driver of the Toyota, Bansil, damned lucky. I remember one fine late spring/early summer morning, about 20 years ago, driving to work on I-95 just south of the GWB, in Bergen County, and saw a Volvo 740/940 guillotined under the back end of a 53 footer. Sheets were draped around, if I recall correctly. And that long ago, texting wasn't around and cell phones were in their infancy.
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Old 05-23-2014, 11:47 AM   #3
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I wonder if they will make school buses install those lowered bumpers like they did on the semi trailers.
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Old 05-23-2014, 04:25 PM   #4
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Probably all that legalized weed out there. I'm shocked that the driver is still alive.
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Old 06-28-2014, 01:17 PM   #5
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I wonder if they will make school buses install those lowered bumpers like they did on the semi trailers.
sounds like a good idea........... but even the ones on the trailers don't stop the cars from going underneath!
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Old 06-29-2014, 02:02 AM   #6
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I wouldn't want them but there is a big difference between my bus that might get 1000 miles per year and a school bus putting on 20-40 thousand inner city miles.
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