Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Poughkeepsie NY
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This summer I was riding from NY to VA for vacation. After dark I was riding down the Jersey Turnpike. I was in the 3 lane section traveling in the middle lane. A tractor-trailer was on my right, and a commercial van was passing me on the left.
The van started merging into my lane and I layed on the horn, as I slid over a bit to not get hit. The van kept coming, and I was quickly running out of room on my right before being squished into the tractor-trailer. A vehicle was right on my back wheel, and another just in front leaving no escape route. With my armored gloves I backhanded the side of the van as hard as I could and put a small dent in the side of the van. The van immediately snapped back into their lane, and slowed down to make the passenger window even with me. He then got on the horn and was giving me the finger for punching the van.
This all happened at 70-75 mph. Would have really sucked to have gotten taken out.
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