In some parts of the USA, pick-up trucks with raised bodies are referred to as ‘jacked-up.’ The problem is that while large pick-up trucks are already dangerous vehicles (see below), raised pick-ups can be particularly deadly.
Back in 1992, the World Medical Association [WMA] recommended that no country in the world should permit drivers to have a blood-alcohol concentration [BAC] higher than 0.05 percent, on the basis that medical research had proved anything above this level created an unacceptable level of risk.
(This copyright article was previously posted by Advanced Drivers of North America in 2017 and is reproduced here by permission.)
Which is better on winter roads: a two-wheel drive car with winter tires or a similarly-sized, four-wheel drive vehicle (such as an SUV or pick-up truck) with all-season tyres? … The answer may surprise you.