Mini-Diggers are Great – but Keep ’em Upright!

April 3, 2017
Image: cheezburger.com

Image: cheezburger.com

This picture reached us this morning. Evidence – if any was needed – that you have to do your maths before driving a Bobcat-type vehicle. The key issue here was the downward sloping ground.


You don’t have to search hard to find that this isn’t an isolated problem. Small diggers are falling over in many places, through human error.

Image: informationcorporation.org

Image: informationcorporation.org

One can only assume this was a speed issue?


And this one maybe handbrake? Any suggestions?

There are plenty of websites offering guidance for safe use of mini excavators. Here is one example.


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