What is Cargo Tank Truck Rollover?



03 Minutes


Course Overview

Your cargo tank truck rollover accident prevention lesson is going to talk about some of the most common causes of this accident such as poor driving conditions, overspeeding on the part of the driver, careless driving, lack of experience, and certain other external factors. It will also talk about some of the very critical aspects that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has pointed out as the reason for these accidents. The drivers are going to learn about driving errors, vehicle condition, the size of the load, and also how to manage resultant traumatic injuries to the brain and spinal cord. It will also discuss the legal procedures involved.

What will I learn?

How external conditions such as the lack of experience of the driver, bad driving conditions, and others may lead to an accident
What is driver error and how the FMCSA defines it
What signs to look out for to prevent a tank truck flip over
The difference between solid and liquid load weight (including the physics of half and dull loads)
Various techniques to deal with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, burns, broken bones, and internal injuries
What legal help is at the driver’s disposal if he claims not to have made any error
When after the accident a driver should contact an attorney



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