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Preventable or Not: Doe’s burger delivery not well done

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After a tasty breakfast of Navajo Tacos at the West Winds Truck Stop in Green River, Utah, trucker John Doe continued his run to locally-famed Cowboy Bill’s All-Beef Burgers to deliver some shrinkwrapped cartons of soybean meal. June 1st, 2013

Preventable or Not: Doe deals with snack attack

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Soothed by old Willie Nelson’s gravel-voiced rendition of “On The Road Again,” trucker John Doe proceeded down Route 99 toward his next delivery stop, at Perky’s Pancake House. It was dawn, with the sun rising slowly in a cloudless sky, ... February 1st, 2012

Preventable or Not: Doe rolled over by rollup door

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Not ready to let go of summer fun just yet, trucker John Doe happily accepted the task of delivering a load of colorful belly boards and swimwear to the Supreme Surfer Supermarket in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Now, days later, he ... October 1st, 2011

Preventable or Not: U-turn turns disastrous for Doe

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Burping from a free giant veggie pizza awarded by Bubba’s Truck Stop for buying 150 gallons of fuel, tractor-trailer driver John Doe was eastbound on the turnpike near Greensboro, N.C. It was 10 p.m., the sky was heavily overcast, and ... September 1st, 2011

Preventable or Not: Doe nearly meets Bull head-on

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On the comfortable, crisp spring morning of the accident, John Doe was northbound on two-lane Boarswang Boulevard, sedately cruising along at the posted speed limit of 35 mph while munching Spicy Ranch Doritos and pondering a bass-fishing trip planned for ... April 1st, 2011

Preventable or Not: Winter not a wonderland for Doe

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Alas, it was painfully evident that winter had arrived as John Doe’s tractor-trailer prepared to crest a hill, at 45 mph, on a desolated pitch-black stretch of divided four-lane Piddling Pike near Mud Butte, Mont., at 2 a.m. At least ... December 9th, 2010

Nowhere to turn for Doe

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John Doe tried to squeak past a car blocking his way on the inclined loaded dock, but his trailer dipped during a sharp turn and smashed into the battery box on the back of his tractor. Was this a preventable ... October 1st, 2010

Doe gets sidetracked

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John Doe jacked his rig off the railroad tracks and into a break in the divided highway, but the driver ahead was unaware of his close proximity and maneuvered her rear door into contact with Doe’s truck. Was ... May 1st, 2010

Doe Finds Himself in Harm’s Way

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[caption id="attachment_213" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="John Doe – who already was entering the intersection under a yellow caution light when he realized that a fast-moving pickup truck on the other highway wasn’t stopping for the red light – accelerated but was ... February 1st, 2010