- The center of gravity is the invisible point around which an object’s weight is balanced. All things being equal, an object with a low center of gravity is less likely to tip over than an object with a high center of gravity.
- When you attach a rooftop carrier to the top of your vehicle, you raise the vehicle’s center of gravity. In a sudden accident-avoidance maneuver, such as a rapid lane change, your vehicle is more likely to roll over if you pack heavy objects in the car’s rooftop carrier.
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