Stability characteristics of three and four wheeled vehicles - Simulations of three and four wheeled vehicles
The incidence of rollover of forklift trucks and dumpers has caused concern within the Health and Safety Executive for some time. In particular a number of deaths and injuries have occurred when a driver tries to 'escape' as his vehicle rolls. Whilst much research has been conducted on the base line stability of industrial and agricultural machinery, none has considered the rate at which such vehicles roll.
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