Stay Out Of The No Zone: Safety University

No zones are danger areas around trucks and buses where crashes are more likely to occur. Some of those No-Zones are actual blind spots where your car “disappears” from the view of the truck or bus driver. These safety tips will help you safely share the road with these large vehicles by staying out of the NO ZONE!

As a driver of a car it can be frustrating to be stuck behind a slow moving tractor trailer, bus, or even a waste truck. But before you zoom by these large vehicles remember to be cautions. More than half of all fatal crashes involving cars and trucks are caused by the automobile driver. It’s important to remember that large vehicles have much more sizable blind spots than cars do.

These No-Zones are danger areas around trucks and buses where crashes are more likely to occur. Some of those No-Zones are actual blind spots where your car “disappears” from the view of the truck or bus driver.

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The areas drivers should avoid are the front, rear and both sides of the tractor to the front of the large truck. Hanging out in these areas will greatly increase the potential for you getting into a crash.

Also, remember that these large vehicles haul a lot of weight so they need a lot more distance to stop in the event of an incident. So remember do not hang out in these no-zone danger zones. Remember safety is no accident.

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