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Semi Nearly Rolls over While Using Emergency Ramp

If you ever see a truck taking those emergency ramps that run along the side of downhill mountain roads, then you know something went horribly wrong. Really, they're there for anyone who manages to lose braking control while going down hill. This truck, though, nearly rolled completely over while taking one.

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Per YouTube/DPCcars:

Captured on a CCTV camera, a big rig can be seen approaching a right hand bend far too hot. Unable to shed enough speed by braking around the turn, the driver makes the split-second decision to veer off into the runaway truck ramp.

Whoa! This is some scary stuff. Thankfully, the driver was able to avoid complete disaster, or this could have ended much, much worse.

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