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Letter: Oil-field convoy




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October 31, 2012 | 1,858 views | 18 comments

Editor:

On Oct. 21 I was treated to a 400-yard oil-field convoy from Nixon all the way to Floresville. Two huge chunks of drilling rig and a bunch of flatbed rigs end-to-end driving 30 mph. It took an hour to get to Floresville! When we got to the two-lane section of S.H. 97 in Stockdale, did they pull to the right and let the 200 cars stuck behind them by? No, they actually sped up to 50 mph and drove down the middle of the lanes to keep anyone from passing and then slowed back down to 30 mph afterwards. They had reckless disregard for any community caught in their path. . . .

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Its Me  
Over Here  
November 2, 2012 5:43am
 
Poor Mr. DICKerson!

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 1, 2012 5:45pm
 
Have you ever thought about running as a candidate for a Neighborhood Owners Association board. You would make an ideal chairman.

 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
November 1, 2012 5:17pm
 
Russell, you leave Grouch alone! We grow straw around here and that's what we make men of. You are ignorant! NIMBY NIMBY NIMBI

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
November 1, 2012 5:13pm
 
"Do you have some type of compulsion to police people driving habits ?" Just another one of your straw-man arguments (its a logical fallacy - Google it) The simple fact is that everyone knows its going on. You... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 1, 2012 4:01pm
 
Russell Dickerson....I don't know if you are referring to me for utilizing an user name. I have posted my real name on the WCN blogs more than once. My name is James J. Branum and my blood type is O positive. Would you... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 1, 2012 3:47pm
 
Rabble Rouser......One basic rule of defensive driving. Beware of impatient and irritated drivers. :)

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
November 1, 2012 2:46pm
 
I was put into the ditch on the turn at SH 119 & CR 450 by an 18 wheeler...that was passing a farmer hauling double round bales on a flatbed! 12' wide + 8' wide coming head-on leaves no more room/asphalt. Pity to... More ›

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
November 1, 2012 2:20pm
 
You're entitled to your opinion, but I don't have to shut up and sit down because you don't agree with me. As for your thinly-veiled insults, grow a pair and post under your own REAL name rather than hiding behind your alias,... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 1, 2012 1:38pm
 
Beji......down-home insult festival.....Grouch, you're a just a loudmouthed jerk.... Are you the pot or the kettle ?

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 1, 2012 1:16pm
 
RD.....just more of that NIMBY nonsense.....When I am delayed by a freight train of more than 100 freight cars, each carrying two shipping containers, I just relax and count the cars while marveling at the great industrial... More ›

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