How to Safely Share the Road with Big Rigs

Sharing the road with trucks and semi-trailer trucks can be very dangerous - especially as some semis weigh as much as 80,000 pounds.  In fact, fatalities in crashes involving large trucks continue to rise, with 4,317 lost lives in 2016 as compared with 3,098 in 2014.

  1. Understand blind spots
  2. Obey rules of passing
  3. Don’t follow too closely
  4. Never cut off a truck
  5. Use good etiquette merger
  6. Be patient

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