How many trucks get stuck in the ditch every year because they failed to negotiate a corner correctly or under estimate the steepness of the curb?
That would be an interesting statistic. I would think that cornering and knowing your environment would be the most important part of a big rig driving test. Surely you need to be able to know these things to get hired to drive one of these big trucks.
This flat bed was transporting a farm sprayer when it pulled over to let a car pass. A couple more inches and this would have been a roll over
Big Rig Towing pulls its fair share of hapless rigs and their helpless cargo from many a ditch in southern Alberta.
The only good thing about so much practice is you really get good at something you do so often.
Here are some other near rollovers.