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Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.


The explosive risk of fuel tankers

February 15th, 2014

Episode 22 of 147 episodes

Fuel tankers are among the most dangerous vehicles on the road, carrying loads that make them vulnerable to roll-over and explosion. Two recent, fatal accidents involved tanker rollovers, but recommended safety measures specifically designed to reduce rollovers haven’t been followed through.