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Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Who Knew Salt Truck Drivers Lead Such Exciting Lives?

According to KDKA, life can get pretty hectic for the people who keep our roads clean in the winter:

"The salt truck driver put his truck into gear and drove for more than a mile as he was being chased by the shooters."
-kdka.com

Wow. Tough day at the office.

Thankfully the driver is ok, but you've got to think that he'll just be an insufferable prick at work from now on:

Driver 1: Hey, what's up Frank?

Driver 2: Man, tough run today.

Driver 1: Really? What happened?

Driver 2: Oh, jeez. The roads are just terrible. The snow keeps coming down, I could hardly see, people around me are driving like a-holes, and you know how the salt trucks handle; I almost went off the road three times.

Driver 1: Wow. Yeah, that reminds me of the time I WAS BEING CHASED FOR MORE THAN A MILE BY PEOPLE WHO WERE SHOOTING AT THE WOUNDED GUY HANGING FROM MY SIDE-VIEW MIRROR.

(awkward silence)

Driver 2: Yeah, I forg-

Driver 1: SHUT THE F--K UP!

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