As a long haul trucker, safety should always be your top priority. Knowing the right safety measures to take can help you stay safe on the road and reach your destination safely. Here are some tips to keep in mind:Check Your Blind Spots. Before turning or changing lanes, make sure you know your unzoned blind spots and be careful to maintain a safe distance.
It's important to be aware of the size and weight of your vehicle, as it affects your braking distance.
Focus and Avoid Distracted Driving. It's easy to get distracted while driving, but it's important to stay focused on the road. Mobile apps can help you monitor the weather and plan your route, so you can set reasonable deadlines and avoid skipping sleep or meals.
The Three-Second Rule. The three-second rule is a truck-driving safety measure that states that truck drivers must allow at least three seconds to pass between the time the car in front of them reaches a certain point on the road and the time they arrive. By following these safety tips, commercial truck drivers can minimize risk on the road and help ensure that they reach their destination safely.
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