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Some larger vehicles have a higher center of gravity that makes them prone to rolling over in a crash.
Handling: SUVs have a higher center of gravity than passenger cars, which contributes to the higher risk of rollover.
Taller vehicles such as SUVs have a higher center of gravity, which makes them more top-heavy and more susceptible to rolling over than lower vehicles such as sedans.
Muscat, Feb 2 (ONA) Activities of the "2 Human Rapprochement Week in the Sultanate of Oman," organized by the Sultan Qaboos Higher Center for Culture and Science, kicked-off today.
While SUVs have a higher center of gravity and therefore a greater propensity to rollover, data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) show that SUVs have the fewest occupant deaths of any other vehicle type.
Muscat, Nov 20 (ONA) Habib bin Mohammed al-Riyami, Secretary General of the Sultan Qaboos Higher Center for Culture and Science today announced winners of the Sultan Qaboos Award for Culture, Arts and literature for 2012 in three fields, namely the historic studies, oil painting and photography and short stories.
The higher center of gravity on some SUVs can make them more prone to roll over during sharp turning," said Hogan.
The new Ultimate GT short irons have less offset and a higher center of gravity for controlled trajectory and greater workability.