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Old 03-08-2010
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Just a reminder

I had two good friends of mine die in a car wreck last thursday morning, fell asleep driving home from working third shift and fell asleep and hit a car head on, just wanted to remind people to drive carefully and be safe.
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Sorry to hear that man, losing friend a friend is hard.

People need to be reminded that stopping and sleeping for a few minutes (or even stopping to stretch) is better than never coming home. It is hard when you are close but sometimes you just have to do it.
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Sorry for your loss Chris.
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My condolences on your friends. There is no pain greater then losing someone for good.

I usually have to pull over and have a snooze. I know I am not capable of making the whole six hours it takes to get to the city. I don't think it makes me less of a driver or anything even though I am only 21.
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Sorry to hear that man.
There is no shame in pulling over for a quick nap.
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Thanx all, its bad when it hits close to home... They were both 24 and were both new fathers and one was about to be married.
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Sorry to hear again bro.. Anybody ive met?
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So sorry to hear about your friends' death. :(

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nah you didnt meet em Josh, they were gearheads though, you all woulda loved em
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sorry to hear that Chris! really makes you sit back and think about those times where you were driving and a bit sleepy yourself.
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sorry to hear that Chris! really makes you sit back and think about those times where you were driving and a bit sleepy yourself.
Yes it sure does..
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My condolences on your friends. There is no pain greater then losing someone for good.
I usually have to pull over and have a snooze. I know I am not capable of making the whole six hours it takes to get to the city. I don't think it makes me less of a driver or anything even though I am only 21.
this makes you a better man. i remember when i was younger i drove hard to get where i was going once. i don't remember 30mins to an hour of the trip. don't know how i got home.

my uncle was the same when he was younger. we were driving back from canada's wonderland (near T.O.) and my mom, aunt and i at the age of 7 were in the back. my aunt could feel my uncle drifting off and made him pull over and switch up.

god bless in your time of need. be strong.
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yeah stopping for a nap is the best thing you can do, i do it all the time when i run paper routes, too many time have i jumped a ditch or run off the road and almost lost control of the trck due to falling asleep driving, 30 min nap and youre wide awake for a few more hours
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Thanx all, its bad when it hits close to home... They were both 24 and were both new fathers and one was about to be married.
My thoughts and prayers are with their families - no way around it, it just doesn't get any worse. I'm so sorry man - I hope their women and kids have some kind of support system to fall back on to help them pull through.
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