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.
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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