Responsible drivers understand where their vehicle’s blind spots are, so they can be careful when changing lanes or merging. But not all drivers think about the blind spots on other vehicles. As the size of a vehicle increase, so do the number of blind spots. Large trucks, like those that haul services and goods, have the biggest blind spots. Drivers who are unaware of where these blind spots or those who choose to ignore them and drive recklessly risk getting into an accident.
Crashes between tractor-trailers and smaller passenger vehicles often result in catastrophic injuries or fatalities. It’s important to be aware of the dangers of driving in a blind spot, the locations based on the trucks, and how to avoid these dangerous spots and drive as safely as possible. [Read more…] about Avoiding Trucker Blind Spots: A Basic Guide