Truck Driver Causes Accident and Sends Polo Swirling, SA Shares Bad Lorry Stories: “A Law Unto Themselves”

Truck Driver Causes Accident and Sends Polo Swirling, SA Shares Bad Lorry Stories: “A Law Unto Themselves”

  • A truck changed lanes and hit a Polo in a video, causing the car to spin around, and it prompted Mzansi to share their bad lorry experiences
  • Drivers of these large vehicles need to be aware of a lot of things, especially the various blindspots around the heavy contraptions
  • Peeps across the country came together to share their problems about driving with trucks on the road

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Being sandwiched between a truck and a wall can be scary. The worst outcome of this situation was experienced by one unlucky polo driver, who had his car rear-ended and spun around when a truck tried to change lanes.

A Polo tried to overtake a truck in a video but got badly rear-ended.
A Polo tried to overtake a truck in a video but got badly rear-ended, encouraging SA peeps to share truck stories. Images: @VehicleTrackerz/ Twitter
Source: Twitter

The clip comes from none other than the @VehicleTrackerz page, which uploaded the footage onto their Twitter account. It sparked a passionate discussion about how truck drivers are on South African roads.

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The video is quite short, showing the truck rear-ending a Polo when it tried to change lanes, causing the car to be spun around.

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The footage has inspired a large discussion about truck road safety in the country. Some came to the defence of the truck driver, while others shared similar stories. See the comments below:

@Lion_Heart_263 said:

"A lot of you are saying this was on purpose, but trucks have huge blindspots..u cannot see everything directly in front of you as with a car... "

@queenshokane asked:

"Why are truck drivers so angry lately?"

@ipfi_khameli posted:

@SnqoeMasinga commented:

"A cousin warned me that we should, by all means to drive far away from these guys. If you overtaking, make sure to avoid such."

@DavidMVM mentioned:

"As a truck owner, I am concerned with TimeLink drivers. They seem to be a law unto themselves."

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@BoetMuzzie shared:

@KgothatsoMokwe6 asked:

"Why Truck drivers are evil, some they signal to you to overtake while they see an oncoming cars "

@MLutseke shared:

"I was driving to Durban on N3 at around 3am. The truck moved from the Jozi bound lane to the fast lane of the Durban bound lane.. going over the island. I used to think driving early was very safe till that day.. almost a head-on collision."

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