Keep a Space Cushion

In order to have an accident, involving you and another vehicle, the two vehicles need to come into contact. It makes sense then, to do whatever is reasonable to reduce the chances of this unfortunate contact. The most obvious way to do this is to keep away from other vehicles! The further away you are…

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Emergency Stops

If you are forced to stop your commercial motor vehicle on a highway or shoulder of a highway for anything other than necessary traffic stops, as the driver, you are required to warn others of your presence using the emergency warning devices kept on your unit. In the event it is necessary to make an…

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Check Your Attitude at the Door

Even the best drivers can let their driving deteriorate when their attitude starts to slide. What attitudes can turn a normally good driver into a risk-taking one? A feeling that everyone is out to get me or hold me up. Judgements about other driver’s actions “everyone else is a lousy driver” that leads to frustration.…

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