That pebble is the trucker’s responsibility

By Jim Radcliffe

Q. Recently, I was heading north on the I-5 freeway near Crown Valley Parkway. Ahead of me was a gravel truck. On the back of the truck was a sign, “Stay back 100 feet, not responsible for damage to autos.” Does this sign eliminate the truck’s responsibility?

Chuck Brauer, Dana Point

A. Nope.

“The sign does not absolve the driver from being in violation of the Vehicle Code,” said Marie Montgomery, a spokeswoman for the Auto Club, which among its services sells insurance.

“However, it’s smart to follow the sign’s advice to keep a good distance away from debris-loaded vehicles if you can,” she [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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