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Turns out that a 400 Ton-Haul Truck Can’t Carry 600 Tons

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A Caterpillar 797 Mining Truck costs $3.4 million, weighs 1.38 million lbs., has a 3,370 HP engine and can carry 363 tons. What happens when one tries to carry 600 tons?

via Jalopnik.

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October 20, 2009 Posted by | accident messes, Dumb Stuff | | 3 Comments

Eluding police tip: Try not to be run over by your own vehicle

A police chase in Maine ended when the driver, while attempting to elude police, crashed into a stand of trees, jumped out of the vehicle without putting it in park, and was run over by his own vehicle.

Why, yes, as a matter of fact alcohol was involved. How did you guess?

via The Portland Press Herald.

October 20, 2009 Posted by | accident messes, Dumb drivers | | Comments Off on Eluding police tip: Try not to be run over by your own vehicle

The more things change the more they stay the same

The world is governed more by appearances than realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.

Daniel Webster

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October 20, 2009 Posted by | Quotes | | Comments Off on The more things change the more they stay the same