Driver hits a low-hanging limb on a two-lane road — Preventable or not?

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Updated Jan 27, 2021

This video is an adaptation of a scenario from CCJ‘s Preventable or Not manuals. It is presented via a partnership between CCJ and Instructional Technologies. Momentarily distracted by reaching for his CB mic, truck driver John Doe hit an oak limb partially hanging over the road. His truck was fine, but the limb did damage the trailer. Was this crash preventable or not?

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