*WATCH IN HD* Bad decision? Yes. Lucky? Lucky they only lost a fuel tank and some straps instead of the whole truck. Had the truck not gotten hung-up on it”s tank, it would”ve continued right on over the edge of the trailer and been wrecked. Also lucky the tank was almost empty and diesel fuel is hard to ignite, for if it had, it would”ve consumed both the truck and half the trailer. This 1971 White/Freightliner will live to race another day. Shot at Truckin” For Kids in Irwindale, California on Sunday October 6th, 2013. To see what led up to this, checkout my other video — Loading The Ole Freightliner – The Hard Way.
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