worst case scenarios

Brake failure! What to do when your rig won’t stop

As the finale to the 10 Worst Case Trucking Scenarios infographic, there's maybe the scariest scenario of them all — braking failure in your truck.

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Caught in a blizzard: Faring when stuck in snow

What happens when the sky parts and a few feet of snow are dumped onto you and your truck in the middle of a run? Here are some tips on getting you and your rig safely through a snowed over earth.

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How to maintain control over black ice

On a cold winter's morning, what are you to do if the road beneath you and your truck suddenly is covered by a thin layer of clear ice? A few tips for handling.

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Swarmed in the cab: What to do if stung while driving

Even if you're not allergic to stinging insects, a crazed buzzing creature flying around in your cab while aiming to jab you with a needle and inject poison in you while you're driving is scary. Here's how to handle it..

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Choking! Handling throat clog while driving

What's a driver to do if suddenly something he or she is eating gets hung up in the throat and prevents breathing? Here are some tips.

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How to truck through a Volcano

What if you were suddenly driving through a volcanic eruption? In the fifth installment of the Worst Case Trucking Scenarios, Overdrive examines just that.

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

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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Caught in a tornado: What’s a driver to do?

What happens if you're about to cross paths with a tornado while driving? Quick advice on handling a twister on the road.

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Submerged! What to do if you and your truck get plunged

What if you suddenly found yourself — in your truck — sinking in water? Here's what to do if you and your rig are submerged.

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Worst case trucking scenario: Heart attack while driving

As part of the ongoing 10 Worst Case Trucking Scenarios, what should you do if stricken with a heart attack while driving? Quick tips for those who are curious.

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