Tank Truck Rollover Prevention Programs from FMCSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has developed materials to help prevent tank truck rollovers.  They’ve dedicated a web page to this program — http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/safety-security/hazmat/rollover-prevention.aspx

Their program is titled “Keep the Load on the Road:  A Driver’s Guide to Cargo Tank Truck Rollover Prevention”  This is a free, 17 minute video featuring driver tips on how to:

  • Avoid sudden movements that may lead to rollovers
  • Control your load in turns and on straight roadways
  • Identify high risk areas on roads
  • Remain alert and attentive behind the wheel
  • Control speed and maintain proper “speed cushions”

You can find the video embedded here or by going to this link – http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/safety-security/hazmat/cargo-tank-video.aspx

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