Safe Driving Tips for Truck Drivers

Driving a truck is much different from driving a standard vehicle, and it takes some getting used to. In fact, Time magazine ranked truck driving number 8 on the 2014 list of the “10 Most Dangerous Jobs.” Not only can it be dangerous to the truck driver, but to other vehicles on the road as well. To avoid truck accidents in San Antonio, TX, keep these tips in mind.

Check Your Blind Spots

Truck drivers have especially large blind spots compared to other cars. If you’re a truck driver, make sure to give other cars time to get out of your way after you put your blinker on. There are “no zones” that are where most crashes are to happen. These zones are located right behind the side mirror, right behind the truck and to the side right in front of the cab.

Watch Your Speed

It’s important to reduce your speed both in work zones as well as when you are turning. You may even find yourself needing to go slower than the speed limit at times just to make sure you account for the dimension of your truck. You should especially reduce your speed when you are getting off of the freeway.

Watch for Bad Weather

Did you know that bad weather causes roughly one-fourth of all speeding-related truck accidents? When the roads are wet, make sure you cut down your speed by at least one-third.

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