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Too much Wood isn’t Good

Published on June 3, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Too much Wood isn't Good

Too much wood isn’t good, a Chinese truck driver learned. He was loading his medium-sized JAC truck with used wood on an industrial estate near the great city of Dongguan in Guangzhou Province. The truck flipped backwards and ended up neatly on its rear wheels, the cabin happy-high in the sky. Fortunately nobody got hurt but the driver needs to do some careful calculations, about the weight of certain kinds of wood and such, to make sure his fine blue vehicle returns to earth without braking the front axle, or worse.

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  1. alien- June 4, 2013 Reply

    maybe unexpected rain has added some extra wieght to the overhang portion of the load which eventually end up that way.

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