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timberghost
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PostThu Oct 08, 2020 6:20 am 
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well then they should pull over and wait
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PostThu Oct 08, 2020 9:36 am 
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I've wondered if it's:
1) general lack of situational awareness, which seems common
2) the dust cloud thing
or
3) fear of parking scarcity and unwillingness to let anyone get to  the parking ahead of them as a result, which is certainly more of a thing in the modern  era

I suspect all three are at work out there in varying degrees with these folks
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PostWed Oct 21, 2020 8:28 pm 
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Be careful out there ...


From the video description: "On October 10, 2020, a parked Jeep Wrangler rolled off the Black Bear Pass road with a passenger and two dogs inside.  This video shows the view from my Jeep of part of the accident.  Note that at the time of this recording, there was no longer anyone in the Jeep as the passenger had already been ejected from the tumbling vehicle.  The passenger survived, but sustained very serious injuries.  (Both dogs were eventually found and are in good health.)"

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PostWed Oct 21, 2020 8:37 pm 
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Wow, I can't believe anyone or dogs survived that brutal accident. Looks like a scary road, not driving up that, might take my dirt bike. Coal lake road is scary enough for me.



https://www.thedrive.com/news/37023/this-jeep-wrangler-is-completely-unrecognizable-after-falling-off-colorados-black-bear-pass

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PostThu Oct 22, 2020 10:19 pm 
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Whew! We drove up to Ophir Pass last summer and heard that Black Bear was far worse. No joke.
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PostFri Oct 23, 2020 11:27 am 
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Expensive Hobby
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PostFri Oct 23, 2020 11:45 am 
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Don't cut switchbacks.
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PostFri Oct 23, 2020 12:33 pm 
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texasbb wrote:
Don't cut switchbacks.

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PostFri Oct 23, 2020 12:36 pm 
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Hard to cut them when you are going sideways around them
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PostWed Nov 04, 2020 7:29 pm 
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I saw my third serious spin out today on i90 in less than a week.

A sober reminder to keep speeds down in the rain.
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