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Montague Street Bridge - 0 days since last accident

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Every time it's hit I think of this scene, simply due to the sheer stupidity of these truck drivers.

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It's depressing to think of the amount of tax dollars they're going to spend on this when/if it gets to the point where they're forced to do something.

Learn the hight of your vehicle cunts.

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1 hour ago, Jimmy said:

It's depressing to think of the amount of tax dollars they're going to spend on this when/if it gets to the point where they're forced to do something.

Learn the hight of your vehicle cunts.

A better solution would be to force the drivers to live in a house where the doors are 1.75m in height (could be lower). That should teach them.

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They just don't build bridges like this any more. You think any of these modern bridges could take this many trucks driving into them? Would collapse on the first hit.

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Tbf to the driver it looks like his truck was only an inch or two too tall to get through. Poor bloke.

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15 hours ago, Jimmy said:

Tbf to the driver it looks like his truck was only an inch or two too tall to get through. Poor bloke.

They have those warning gantries up now, so he hit that and kept going.  Poor bloke who hired him.

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3 hours ago, Shahanga said:

They have those warning gantries up now, so he hit that and kept going.  Poor bloke who hired him.

Would he have even noticed? Looks like it would have just shaved the the top.

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27 minutes ago, Jimmy said:

Would he have even noticed? Looks like it would have just shaved the the top.

Being very sympathetic @Jimmy.

Know the driver ?

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11 minutes ago, Jovan said:

Being very sympathetic @Jimmy.

Know the driver ?

Not at all. All the other plebs who hit were clearly pretty mindless, but I can easily understand this guy as he was so close, just got wedged. Feels like something I'd do.

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5 hours ago, Jimmy said:

Would he have even noticed? Looks like it would have just shaved the the top.

Maybe. I'm assuming the overhead had a margin of error.

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22 hours ago, Jimmy said:

Would he have even noticed? Looks like it would have just shaved the the top.

One of the articles I read said he heard a noise but didn't realise what it was.

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22 hours ago, Jovan said:

Being very sympathetic @Jimmy.

Know the driver ?

Was he not from Melbourne?

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Reflectors on the gantry damaged from so many impacts. Expecting another collision very soon. 

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Surely this has to be an example of Darwinism at its finest. If you are stupid enough to hit the bridge despite all the signs, gantries and the big fucking concrete thing in front of you, you get whacked with a huge ass fine and have to pay all repair costs. End story.
Dopey Dan and the government don’t need to waste another cent on this thing.

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23 minutes ago, bt50 said:

Surely this has to be an example of Darwinism at its finest. If you are stupid enough to hit the bridge despite all the signs, gantries and the big fucking concrete thing in front of you, you get whacked with a huge ass fine and have to pay all repair costs. End story.
Dopey Dan and the government don’t need to waste another cent on this thing.

Correct now they need to turn their attention to the Swan st bridge. 

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4 hours ago, Jovan said:

104 incidents. That's got to be some sort of record. I wonder how many of those 104 thought they just a bit unlucky.

Only the ones that involved one certain john aliosi were considered unlucky

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On 01/08/2016 at 11:18 AM, bt50 said:

Surely this has to be an example of Darwinism at its finest. If you are stupid enough to hit the bridge despite all the signs, gantries and the big fucking concrete thing in front of you,...

I recently went to drive a van into a car park and it hit the height warning bar that hangs down at the entrence. For a second I thought "I bet they erred on the side of caution and the van will be fine..." A second later I thought better of that and reversed out.

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39 minutes ago, Alexxxandro said:

I recently went to drive a van into a car park and it hit the height warning bar that hangs down at the entrence. For a second I thought "I bet they erred on the side of caution and the van will be fine..." A second later I thought better of that and reversed out.

I witnessed that happen at Ikea in Richmond with an azn couple in a Budget mini truck. I saw them sit there after they hit the height bar and could see the same thought go through their mind, they then proceeded to drive through the carpark scraping the shit out of the top of the truck. 

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18 hours ago, hedaik said:

I witnessed that happen at Ikea in Richmond with an azn couple in a Budget mini truck. I saw them sit there after they hit the height bar and could see the same thought go through their mind, they then proceeded to drive through the carpark scraping the shit out of the top of the truck. 

HAHA! The height limit said 1.95m so after I reversed out I checked the height of my van in the manual and it said 1.97m...

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21 hours ago, hedaik said:

I witnessed that happen at Ikea in Richmond with an azn couple in a Budget mini truck. I saw them sit there after they hit the height bar and could see the same thought go through their mind, they then proceeded to drive through the carpark scraping the shit out of the top of the truck.

Was driving a friend of mines work van and asked if I would get under the height bar, he was stonned (hence why I was driving) and thought it would be funny if he said yes.

He didn't think it was so funny when I hit the height bar and got out the car and walked into the shops leaving him to reverse it out and back onto Burnley St.

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8 hours ago, Tesla said:

How? I've driven past there recently and there is about a million different warnings.

I've reached a point in life where stupidity no longer surprises me. Thanks liveleak

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Chalk up another one gents

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29 minutes ago, HeartFc said:

From reaching the moon and creating the internet to 76 genders and hitting a bridge 35 times a year. How the human race has fallen. 

Post of the week.

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Posted (edited)

Remember that bloke on here that used to defend the fucken the drivers... Lol.

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Posted (edited)

37 minutes ago, cadete said:

Remember that bloke on here that used to defend the fucken the drivers... Lol.

Edit. All good figured out who. 

Edited by n i k o

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They should remove all the warnings and just turn this into a tourist attraction. Rock up on any given day and there is a good chance you'll see a truck hit it. Not like we have anything much more interesting in Melbourne. 

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5 hours ago, Tesla said:

They should remove all the warnings and just turn this into a tourist attraction. Rock up on any given day and there is a good chance you'll see a truck hit it. Not like we have anything much more interesting in Melbourne. 

Bruh coffee culture come on

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