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‘Strange, but True’ Stories Requested

November 01, 2010

TORRANCE, CA - Do you have a story that's so strange, it's hard to believe? Perhaps something that happened to a driver or a bizarre call you got from the road? Send over a story for possible inclusion in an upcoming issue of Automotive Fleet. Names of agencies and individuals will not be identified.

Here's a story from May 1995:

"A couple of winters ago, a top executive called one fleet manager and said his radiator had blown up. After a great deal of trouble, the fleet manager was able to get a tow truck and tow the vehicle to the dealer, only to find out there was nothing wrong with it. The executive had apparently stopped over a steaming manhole cover. To save the executive's pride, the fleet manager simply told him the problem had been fixed."

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