When cars and trucks collide: How to avoid a wreck on the road
Car owners will be shocked to learn that there is no safe distance when you’re driving a car.
You may be able to make it a few hundred yards if you’re in a car with a driver.
But you’ll find yourself unable to brake or accelerate in a collision with a truck.
That’s because the truck’s tires, which are designed to travel at about 60 mph (100 kph), don’t roll as quickly as the vehicle.
So the collision may end up with a vehicle rolling over you.
Read more about car and truck collisions: Safety tips on how to avoid being hurt by a collision in your home or office.
How much does it cost to buy a car?
A car or truck can cost between £18,000 ($24,000) and £25,000 depending on the type.
This varies depending on a number of factors, including: the car’s age