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Loaded tankers are said to have a high center of gravity. What does this mean?

An object with a high center of gravity is top-heavy; much of its weight is high off the ground. Top-heavy objects are more prone to toppling over. Loaded tankers tend to have a high center of gravity because the tanks are so tall. This makes liquid tankers more prone to rolling over. Tests have shown that tankers can roll over on curves even at the speeds posted. On curves, slow down well below the posted speeds.