Loads of trouble

Every day, radio travel reports announce ‘a lorry has overturned’, which begs the questions why, how and what causes this — and what are engineers doing to resolve the problem?


It seems to me that we need to have better vehicle speed management to advise speeding drivers how to control their vehicles. Another necessity, surely, is the development of sensors so that corrrective action can be taken when a lorry’s load starts to become unstable, as well as load cells to advise the driver how the load should be spread.


John Finn,
Cheshunt, Herts



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