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Skilled Driver Saves Semi from Being Blown Over

A driver was caught on video recently in a hair-raising battle with a prairie wind. And this time the driver won. KWCH Television in Kansas City has a video clip on its website of the of the truclk just as it was caught in the wind. If anything had been different, and the driver, Guy Tapscott of Alabama, a little less than expert, the load would have wound up scattered all over the field. "In my opinion that was 70 percent divine intervention and 30 percent skill," said Richard Noeller who runs and teaches at the Kansas Truck Driving School. KWCH TV had Noeller, a former driver with roll-over experience, critique Tapscott's actions and said it was an amazing bit of driving.  

Cargo Tank Driver Rollover Prevention

2010 video by US Department of Transportation and the National Tank Truck Carriers. The purpose is to provide an awareness tool and training aid to reduce rollovers. This training video covers four approaches to helping reduce cargo tank rollovers by raising awareness. 

Eliminating Water Tanker Rollovers is Goal of NTTC/DOT Video

National Tank Truck Carriers has produced a new version of the Cargo Tank Rollover Prevention Video it developed with the U.S. Department of Transportation to help educate water tanker drivers on the special characteristics of tank truck vehicles and the actions they can take to avoid rollovers.

Driving With Roll Control

Meritor Wabco's stability control systems keep the rig under control, even if its driver doesn't.