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Today could have been my last day.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by babytruck, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Apr 10, 2012 at 2:53 PM
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    babytruck

    babytruck [OP] Babytruck, babytruck...I've got a babytruck :)

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    Long story short, it's raining and I was sliding sideways fishtailing across the freeway, the truck was beeping, lights were flashing, cars were coming towards me from all directions, there were grinding sounds and then I heard a "bam".

    That was the sound of me landing back on four tires.

    Did not get hit, did not cause any accidents, lucky it was not during peak time but at 140pm.

    I think my babytruck saved me.

    The rest of the ride home all I can think about was how I could have really gotten hurt, how my family would have reacted should I not come home, how whatever my truck has that made it beep helped me to recover and how technology today has brought me home safe. That really scared the heck out of me. I was shaking all the way home.

    Thank you babytruck. Thank you Toyota.

    I'm glad I didn't buy that yellow Jeep Wrangler.
     
  2. Apr 10, 2012 at 2:56 PM
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    PreRunner03

    PreRunner03 Hail State

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    :eek: Glad you are okay!
     
  3. Apr 10, 2012 at 2:58 PM
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    brny67

    brny67 Well-Known Member

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    glad u & babytruck are doing well
     
  4. Apr 10, 2012 at 2:59 PM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Moderator

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    Damn. Glad you're ok!
     
  5. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:00 PM
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    UH60Hwkdrvr

    UH60Hwkdrvr Well-Known Member

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    Hey, wasn't your day to die...Never "what if" this scenario; what is in the past cannot be changed...learn from this incident and drive on!

    M.A.C.
     
  6. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    Win for BBT!
    Glad you're alright!
     
  7. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Must have been one hell of a ride!! Glad your okay and back home safe and yes, you were very very lucky not to get yourself hurt along with other drivers and passengers, might want to thank God today.:eek:
     
  8. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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    Tacoma831

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    Sketchy! Glad you managed to regain control!
     
  9. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:02 PM
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    S7ICKlVlAN

    S7ICKlVlAN Cpt. Bubbleguts

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    Whoa glad you didn't get hurt or worse....crazy bro.
     
  10. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:02 PM
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    BrokenTusk

    BrokenTusk I support a velociraptor free workplace.

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    Happy your safe! :pray:

    You owe someone upstairs a quick thank you ;)
     
  11. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:02 PM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    did you flip?
     
  12. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:03 PM
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    The1youluv2hate

    The1youluv2hate Well-Known Member

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    Crazy, glad your ok
     
  13. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:03 PM
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    ItalynStylion

    ItalynStylion Sounds Gooooood

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    Glad you're ok! What happened to cause the incident? And yeah, what is "landed"? Since you drove home I'm assuming you didn't roll.
     
  14. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:03 PM
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    wolftree

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    Give your truck a full ration of High Test gas and yourself a double Jack Daniels. Glad you both came through in fine style.
     
  15. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:03 PM
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    Cr250jumper

    Cr250jumper Señor member

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  16. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:05 PM
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    PreRunner03

    PreRunner03 Hail State

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  17. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:06 PM
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    Fightnfire

    Fightnfire Recklessly tired

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    Woah .. glad to hear you are ok. Hug your family extra tight tonight!
     
  18. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:10 PM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Glad you & babytruck are here!
    dayum That sounded pretty scary :eek:
     
  19. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:11 PM
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    T Fades

    T Fades Well-Known Member

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    First off, glad to hear you and everybody else is ok.

    Secondly, what went wrong? What did you learn? We could all probably learn from everybody else's mistakes. This is common among the m/c community. If there was a close call, it helps everybody to be open and honest about what went wrong and what could have been done differently to avoid the incident.
     
  20. Apr 10, 2012 at 3:11 PM
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    Lazylegs

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    Glad your okay. You will be shaken up for a few days but you will get back in the saddle.
     
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