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Question of the Week episode

Sun, 11th Oct 2015

What wind speed does it take to tip a lorry?

Marco's truck (c) Marco Lebron

Marco got in touch after his truck tipped over on the motorway. He wanted to know what speed the wind would need to be blowing at to cause this, so he knew when to stop driving in the future. Rosalind Davies spoke to Zephyr Penoyre, a PhD student at Columbia State University, to find out the answer.

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