The procedure for offloading a grain truck includes pulling into the elevator, opening the dump gate and hydraulically lifting the bed until empty. It also requires lowering the bed before driving away. The last step is critical, as illustrated here.
Brandon Farmer, 24, of Washington Court House, Ohio acted on a friend's bet and jumped onto the back of semi truck stopped at a light. Ten miles later, he phoned police to rescue him. Alcohol was involved. (Thanks Thomas!) [MSNBC]
The driver of this semi either can't read, didn't see the sign or is a tremendous pedant. His rig does have 22 wheels, after all. [Reddit]
This video hails from Chile and shows, in order, a front-end loader uprighting a rolled a semi, the truck automagically taking off, the cameraman running away like a maniac and the truck crashing down the hill. Bad day. [LiveLeak]
Seeing something like this on the road at three in the morning after a day of driving would certainly make us think twice about following close to anything. [Imgur]
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