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Jackknifing and Trailer Swing SS17036AE (7 Min.)

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1
Jackknifing is usually the result of a chain of events that culminates in a potentially deadly situation.
2
If a vehicle towing a trailer skids, the trailer can push the towing vehicle from behind until it spins the vehicle around and faces backwards.
3
Jackknifing is less likely to happen with empty trailers or when the weight of the load is badly distributed.
4
Reducing speed too quickly can cause a jackknife.
5
Applying your brakes during a turn can increase the risk of jackknifing.
6
If you start to experience trailer swing, what should you do first?
7
Braking ans swerving at the same time can potentially cause a jackknife.