Hijacked! What to do when your rig’s been taken over

Hijackings represent only a small portion of the cargo thefts reported each year, but it’s still wise to know how to handle an assailant should he climb into your cab and take you hostage.

Click here to see all 10 of the Worst Case Trucking Scenario panels.

Overdrive began exploring the Worst Case Trucking Scenarios this week to offer a bit of guidance — and entertainment — for some of the worst possible situations a trucker can stumble upon, ranging from natural disasters, like tornadoes, to health issues, like heart attacks.

The fourth installment in the series picks up here: A crazed bandit has you at bay and has your rig under his control. What should you do? Here are some pointers:

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Click the comic to see the full-sized version, or click here to see the full Worst Case Scenarios infographic.

Previous Worst Case posts:

Heart attack!

Submerged!

Tornado!

See the full list here.

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