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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About Matthew Peterworth

I currently work as a Technology Specialist at Henderson Engineers in Kansas City – a Mechanical-Electrical-Plumbing (MEP) design firm. Prior to that I was a Project Manager for Information Technology Services (ITS), the central IT department at the University of Texas at Austin. As of July 2008 I am a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) through BICSI. And as of June 2011 I am a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the great state of Texas. Please follow me on Twitter @mpeterworth.

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