Post by Neil Williams Post by Roland Perry
This truck I really did see bursting into flames - I was driving on the
I wonder what effect electric vehicles will have on the numbers
killed/injured or road disruption caused by vehicle fires, given that
fires in EMUs are very rare (notwithstanding that one, the only one I
ever heard of, occurred very recently). If you don't have a tank of
highly volatile fuel there to burn, the chance of fire is much lower.
Instead, you have a half a tonne of lithium-ion batteries... so much
better than a tank full of petrol!