Lighning Safety: Examples of vehicles which are unsafe to be in during lightning activity

This page discusses vehicles which are not safe to be in during lightning activity. Vehicles which are not safe include any vehicle which is not surrounded by metal or glass. Examples include golf carts, open cab machinery, riding tractors, motorcycles and convertibles (or any vehicle which has a "soft" top). Some vehicles available on the market today have their exteriors made of plastic. It is not known how safe these vehicles are if they are struck by lightning.


Below are examples of vehicles which are NOT safe to be in during a lightning storm

 

 


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