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Speed, Unbalanced Loads Can Cause Tipping

April 19, 2007

Drivers of large vehicles, like dump- and garbage-trucks, are more likely to tip when they are driving fast and with heavy, unbalanced loads, The Daily News (Halifax, Nova Scotia) recently reported. An owner of a dump trucking company says it is especially important for truckers to watch their speed when entering or exiting a highway off ramp.He added that an unbalanced load and speeding are often the main factors when trucks tip over, according to The Daily News.
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