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Trucker brake-checks to save motorist's forgotten purse, ends with a handshake

A trucker's unusual method to help a fellow driver has caught attention in a recent video. On the road, a bobtail truck brake-checked a moving sedan, halting both vehicles.

What happened: The heated moment unfolded as the trucker stepped out to confront the car's driver, who had left a purse on his car roof.

  • The trucker's abrupt stop allowed him to point out the forgotten item.
  • This odd encounter ended with a handshake between the two and both safely continuing their journey.

A closer look: The video from March 25, 2024 captures a risky yet kind act on the highway - emphasizing the unexpected ways drivers can look out for each other.

Though the trucker's method may have been surprising, his alertness helped to avert the potential loss of the motorist's belongings.

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