Hard braking causes drum to pop loose and slam into trailer — Preventable or not?

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Updated Jan 27, 2021

This video is an adaptation of a scenario from CCJ‘s Preventable or Not manual. It is presented via a partnership between CCJ and Instructional Technologies. When making an unexpected delivery of a single 55-gallon drum, driver John Doe had to brake hard, causing the drum to come loose and hit his trailer. Was this crash preventable?

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