Truck Driving Tips: 7 Safety Rules for a Long Haul

Here’s our list of truck driver safety pointers perfect for both drivers new to their vehicles and savvy pros looking for a quick refresher. 1. Watch your blind spots Other motorists may not be aware of a truck’s “no zones” — those where crashes are most likely to occur. Common “no zones” include: Off to the side just in front of the cab Just behind the side mirrors Directly behind the truck If others aren’t aware of these trouble spots, they may drive dangerously close. As frustrating as this can