A 20 lb. object traveling at 55 mph, has a force of 1,000 pounds on impact. We know that debris on the road can be extremely dangerous but these are preventable accidents. When drivers fail to secure a load properly, they are putting other drivers at risk for serious accidents and injuries. If you or a loved one was injured as a result of a negligent driver who failed to secure a load to their vehicle; contact a personal injury lawyer for help.