In the past, heavy vehicle rollovers were viewed as an inevitable part of the transport industry. While some still hold that view, heavy vehicle rollover prevention expert Alan Pincott suggests that whether we’re moving timber, milk, grain or cement, many operators understand that measures can be taken to reduce the risk of heavy vehicles rollovers or prevent them entirely.
Alan believes the keys to continuing our momentum towards ending heaving vehicle rollovers are to educate all sectors of industry that rollovers can be prevented, and to raise awareness of the causes so those practices are phased out.
The most common cause, he explains, is loads having a high centre of gravity, with load heights, how material is loaded and such vehicle design elements as bed or body heights all contributing factors.
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Read our Blog on eliminating roll overs here.