LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Edward Joel Lake

A Truck Driver’s Blind Spots and How to Stay Out of Them

The larger the vehicle, the larger the blind spots. Truck drivers’ blind spots are areas around the truck where the driver does not have a clear view of nearby objects. If you are in one of these four blind spots when a trucker makes a maneuver, you could be in danger of an accident.

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AAA has a handy pamphlet about sharing the road with trucks that you can print out and use to refresh your memory on safe driving habits, or to teach new drivers the importance of safe driving near large trucks. http://newsroom.aaa.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/SharewithCare.pdf

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