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Cargo Tank Roll Stability Study Final Report April 2007

Rollovers are among the most serious crashes of cargo tank motor vehicles carrying hazardous materials. They are more likely to be fatal to the driver of the vehicle than other crashes, and they can cause spills and necessitate highway closures. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has identified the need to study cargo tanks, from design through operation, to improve their roll stability.

Last updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014