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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-18-2019, 07:26 PM Thread Starter
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Watch for grass clippings...They can be deadly

Hopefully the homeowner gets some of the responsibility for this.

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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-18-2019, 07:40 PM
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Sorry to read this. Grass clippings - especially in a curve - are one of those things I watch out for. EXTREMELY slippery.
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Sad sad sad...
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Wow,sad! When I lived back east it was grass clippings and leaves but here in the desert itís gravel and rocks
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I live near where this happened. I read an article in the paper that said the lead rider, her husband, slowed down to flip off the guy who was mowing and she didn't slow down and ran into the rear of her husbands bike. Still a terrible thing but now sure the grass was the only issue.
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So sad


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This happens all the time. I cringe every time I see a homeowner discharging into the road. I just canít comprehend why they think this is ok or advantageous for them. Not only are the clippings dangerous, but so are thrown objects from the mower.

I have been known to stop, not to yell and create an issue, but to educate. Most of the time they go, ďoh, I never thought of that.Ē

To be taken out because of grass clippings is very sad. So many dangers out in this world.
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My place in PA the back yard is next to a 4 lane. The state dipshits waited until the 10' center was 2' tall. Completely covered both east bound lanes and it's a bend there. I called the local cops to report that danger. Cops ended up foing fast over it to get it off the road.


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So sad to hear about this. I see it sometimes around my area. Fortunately, I have yet to get that experience of sliding on the grass clippings; don't want to either. I've been able to avoid it and go around.
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I have a neighbor, who rides, that always blows his grass out into the street; thankfully we are in a small subdivision, no curves. I have thought about saying something numerous times but he's one of those "always knows more that me" and makes sure it's known to me; so I just shake my head and avoid him for the most part. Don't need the stress; besides, "ya can't fix stupid".
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