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Old 08-03-2015, 06:40 PM   #1
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UPS truck fatally strikes motorcyclist in Spring

A motorcyclist was killed Monday after being struck by a UPS truck.

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This was 4 houses down from my place. You could see rays home from his wreck. Rip neighbor. Never would expect this but those guys drive fast everywhere.

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Old 08-04-2015, 09:07 AM   #3
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Very sad, RIP.

This is also only a mile or so from where I live. Sad reminder that it can happen real close to home.
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I have heard horror stories about UPS accidents and ins I hope that is not the case here for the riders family.
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RIP, saw this last night on the news.. so sad.
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RIP to the rider, condolences to the familys of all involved.

I do not want to jump to conclusions but the UPS man around our office also drives like a bat out of .
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I do not want to jump to conclusions but the UPS man around our office also drives like a bat out of .
The one that comes to our office, uses our turn around as his own personal nascar track and the one that is in my neighborhood doesn't understand want a stop sign is.
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Sucks. rip..

I thought UPS never made right turns. Obviously that is not true.

In a past interview their CEO says number one left turns are a safety issue, two they cost time and money. He adds caviot not in residential areas.

So be careful these UPS guys are gaining time by hauling through neighborhoods and cutting left turns to make up for all the time they spend driving right around in circles on commercial roads.


Looking into this found the following an intersting article,

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/i...while-driving/


Here's interview with UPS CEO,

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Old 08-06-2015, 08:06 AM   #17
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This company definitely puts productivity over safety......rip
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he (biker) was probably speeding and the ups guy couldn't probably judge the oncoming motorcycles speed, so it must be the riders fault.
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