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Areas of Practice - Vehicle Rollovers

Answers to why and how deadly rollover accidents occur
Forbes Magazine 2008 Most Dangerous Truck
There is still room for improvement
Understanding Rollover Ratings
Technology to Prevent Rollovers
Is your SUV safe?
The sad history of rollover prevention - 30 years, thousands of deaths and injuries, and still no safety performance standard




Answers to why and how deadly rollover accidents occur
Tractor-trailer drivers are typically required to work long hours with little or no sleep.
More than 10% of all traffic deaths are caused by 18-wheeler accidents. That's more than 5,000 deaths per year!

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Forbes Magazine 2008 Most Dangerous Truck
The Ranger still follows a simple, proven design that's good for pickup buyers who really want to keep it basic and affordable. Unfortunately, side airbags or curtain bags aren't available, even as an option; neither is stability control.

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There is still room for improvement
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued new safety ratings for 2007 and their conclusion is that sport utility vehicle are getting safer, with passengers much less likely to suffer serious injuries from a rollover at high speed.

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Understanding Rollover Ratings
When purchasing a truck or sports utility vehicle, how should you use the star rating along with the percent chance of rollover and dynamic test results?

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Technology to Prevent Rollovers
Sport Utility Vehicles are getting smarter. Presently, seven out of every ten SUV's contain electronic stability control programs, reducing the likelihood of rollovers. In fact, nearly 70 percent of 2006 model year SUV's had it as standard equipment over the 2005 model years 43 percent.

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Is your SUV safe?
More than 10,000 people each year are killed in rollover accidents, but a new study shows there's a way automakers can reduce that death toll.

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The sad history of rollover prevention - 30 years, thousands of deaths and injuries, and still no safety performance standard
Rollover crashes are responsible for a full one-third of all vehicle occupant fatalities, yet meaningful federal action to reduce these crashes has been delayed for more than three decades.

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