Tree Trouble!!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by WoodBrothersLC, Aug 3, 2004.

  1. WoodBrothersLC

    WoodBrothersLC LawnSite Senior Member
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    Last week after talking to the kid we sold our old walk behind to, he told me a story about the first lawn he mowed with it. He was mowing the front yard and a guy across the street was trimming a tree and he was way up in the tree. A truck is coming down the road right under where he's trimming, and you guessed it...THE LIMB FELL ON THE TRUCK!!! The kid told me that the guy in the truck got out, gave him a verbal threat, and then they got into a fist fight that was eventually broken up by the guys co-workers. Lucky that the limb hit the bed of the truck and not the front where the driver was sitting!
     
  2. barringtonbrothers

    barringtonbrothers LawnSite Senior Member
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    Man thats just dumb on both patries parts.
     
  3. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
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    Pure stupidity.
    Trimming trees over a road with no ground crew to stop traffic?
    Pure stupidity.
     
  4. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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    Why didn't the co-workers watch what was going on? Why didn't HE watch what was happening?
    This sounds like a case of total inexperience and negligence, to me.
     
  5. txlawnking

    txlawnking LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Wow, that is scarry... I mean that the tree crew could possibly be that stupid...I wouldn't be surprised if they get hit with the suit they deserve... Being that stupid, should be against the law..LOL
     
  6. two_planks

    two_planks LawnSite Member
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    Hey he hit the bed of the truck. I'd say "nice aim." :D
     
  7. all degree

    all degree LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thats why I sub tree work. Its alot more dangerous than you think
     

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