The 10 Most Bizarre and Annoying Causes of Fiber Cuts
Speaking of big trucks, vehicle damage is another one we have to contend with.?? From people running into telephone poles to truckers underestimating the height of their rigs ??? it???s all part of the problem.?? One time in Pennsylvania a trucker got lost and accidently turned down a residential street.?? His rig got tangled up in a mess of overhead phone cables.?? But that didn???t stop him!?? He kept pushing forward until his rig was tied up like a Christmas present. ??He was dragging a 20 foot section of broken telephone pole down the street before he stopped to see what was impeding his progress.?? Future DOT Instructor??
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