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ARDOT truck treating icy roads with salt tips over

An ARDOT plow truck tipped over this morning after it blew a tire while treating icy roads.

ARKANSAS, USA — According to a post by Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT), one of its truck tipped over this morning while treating icy roads.

The truck blew a tire and due to heavy amounts of salt, flipped on its side. 

Arkansas had a wave of freezing rain, sleet and ice this week, which made road travel hazardous. 

ARDOT officials say the driver of the plow truck is okay and that road workers have a tough job keeping Arkansas roads safe for drivers, especially during dangerous winter weather.

One of our plows blew a tire this morning and, being heavy with salt, it tipped. Luckily the driver is okay. It’s a...

Posted by Arkansas Department of Transportation on Thursday, February 2, 2023

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