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Shredded!

The remains of the front left Dunlop tyre on our campervan after it suddenly burst on the autoroute near Perpignan.

 

Yellow vests on, red triangles out and while tobysdad stayed with the van, which had veered onto the fast lane, I was given the unenviable task of sprinting across three lanes to phone the SOS. Two cars of Gendarmes arrived within a couple of minutes, blocked the road and guided us at snail's pace to the hard shoulder where they stayed with us as we changed the tyre. All this in 80 mile an hour winds!

 

We weren't going fast (old van). Could have been a lot worse!

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Taken on September 15, 2012