Low bridge claims camper’s A/C unit

WASHINGTON — We’re used to seeing trucks get “scalped” by bridges, but one thing we don’t see that often is the same thing happening to camper trailers.

The truth is some campers and RVs are ridiculously big but their drivers already know that. Consequently, they should pay more attention to road signs — if common sense is not among their strong points.

Still, when we’re talking about a bridge with a clearance of only 11 feet 8 inches (3.55 meters), things get more complicated. Such a bridge exists in Durham, North Carolina, and it has claimed hundreds of trucks and other high vehicles since its inauguration about a century ago.

Read the full story from Car Scoops.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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