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Almost dying to get here... | by DenaIIi
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Almost dying to get here...

Found ourselves behind a slow moving semi-trailer, and an open passing lane that was clear. I pulled out to pass and accelerated and all was going fine. Our truck accelerated too much though, as we were on a down-hill and we quickly found ourselves going 125 km/h downhill pulling and 8500 lb. trailer with our 2000 lb. truck. An uneven road was all it took to get our trailer swaying and my truck's anti-traction/skid warning sensor starting beeping as the truck started trying to compensate for our loss of control and as I backed off the gas and started to apply the brake, much of the next 5-7 seconds truly felt as though one single over-correction and we would roll - attached to an 8500lb. trailer doing 125kmh.

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Taken on July 16, 2012