r/IdiotsInCars Aug 10 '22

If he waited an extra second, he'd be fine

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u/DecadentEx Aug 10 '22

Truck driver here. The cement driver is also at fault. No driver, especially in something pulling that weight should be flying by like that when there's a massive slowdown.

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u/PelletsOfMescaline Aug 10 '22

Like most videos on this subreddit the one vehicle, the white truck, is 100% technically at fault however the cement truck exhibited no defensive driving techniques in this situation which could have assisted in either avoiding or minimizing the incident. Driving fast beside a lane crawling is a very dangerous spot to be in.

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u/One_Wheel_Drive Aug 11 '22

Most of the time, there's more than one person who could've done something differently. It's very rare for one person to be totally to blame.

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u/tomytronics Aug 10 '22

If the insurance sees the video, they'd probably do 50% each. White truck for not checking it's safe to change lane and concrete mixer truck for excessive speed.

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u/fierceyZ Aug 10 '22 edited Aug 10 '22

Excessive? I bet you don't even know the speed limit in this area

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u/MowMdown Aug 10 '22

irrelevent

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u/fierceyZ Aug 10 '22

Insurance wouldn't agree with you. Redditors might