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Old 11-11-2005, 01:03 AM
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Driver faces reckless driving charges for fatal crash in Chesterfield


From NBC12 News
Thursday, November 10, 2005


Charges have been filed in connection with an accident that killed a Chesterfield woman. Police say 25-year-old Benjamin J. Frazer was pulling a trailer with his truck when it came lose, crossed a median in the 13-thousand block of Hull Street and struck a car.



The driver of that car was killed. Frazer is now charged with reckless driving.

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They showed the truck and trailer on the news. It was a blue and silver lifted Ford SuperDuty. The trailer looked like a rather beat up car trailer. Not sure if there was a car on the trailer or not.



Lets all tow with common sense folks.
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To bad this means nothing to some risky people. Just watch, there will still be questions such as... can I tow something that is three times the tow rating of my truck?
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Umm, can my Pinto tow a semi-trailer full of VCRs? Its only a mile.
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Originally Posted by Sydwayz
Umm, can my Pinto tow a semi-trailer full of VCRs? Its only a mile.

He He He ... oh yea we do that all the time... only have to make sure the air brakes on the pinto stay pumped up Of course that is Pinto as in horse

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Old 11-12-2005, 07:54 AM
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I know where this driver screwed up- he was more than a few miles from home and he forgot to be careful.

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reckless driving??? sounds to me like he's getting off too easy.
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I did not see where he was towing more than the truck could,just said it came loose,that was just someone not checking hook ups
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After 4 years of towing, I found that all the bolts on my class 3 hitch had worked their way loose. This was a factory install. Now I make a point of re-torquing them every spring.

Safety chains etc not much good if the whole hitch comes loose. I have heard that most failures are due to wrong size ball or ball coming loose from the ball mount.

Worth checking all that stuff regularly
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