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Dash Cam of the Week: Sink or swim

April 22, 2016
Houston flooding shows even big rigs can get in over their head

Record flooding in Houston has taken the lives of several people, including a truck driver whose rig was submerged in the high water. We’ve gathered a few clips of truckers in the Houston area trying to decide: Should they stay or should they go?

Here we see water coming out of the stacks. That's not normal, right?

Watch out for floating 4-wheelers.

Somebody’s got some explaining to do.

About the Author

Kevin Jones | Editor

Kevin has served as editor-in-chief of Trailer/Body Builders magazine since 2017—just the third editor in the magazine’s 60 years. He is also editorial director for Endeavor Business Media’s Commercial Vehicle group, which includes FleetOwner, Bulk Transporter, Refrigerated Transporter, American Trucker, and Fleet Maintenance magazines and websites.

Working from Little Rock, Kevin has covered trucking and manufacturing for 15 years. His writing and commentary about the trucking industry and, previously, business and government, has been recognized with numerous state, regional, and national journalism awards.

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