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Give four reasons why a lift truck can tip over sideways (lateral instability)

Forklift lateral instability

Give four reasons why a lift truck can tip over sideways (lateral instability) is question number three on the instructor's main set of questions. Please note you may or may not get this question on a forklift operator's training course. The answers can be any of those below:

A.   Turning too fast
B.   Load offset
C.   Uneven load
D.   Sideshift
E.   Forks not evenly spaced
F.    Side sloping ground
G.   Turning with mast/load raised
H.   Turning on an incline
I.     Live load

Your wording does not have to be exactly as the answers shown above but should be capable of interpretation so as to mean the same as the answers above.

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Open question number 4

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