Pay attention to the blind spots!
The blind spot is related to one or multiple areas around a semi-truck where drivers cannot see, and usually, it is called a “no-zone.” Large commercial vehicles, like semi-trucks, have much larger blind spots than regular vehicles, which makes it much more difficult for truck drivers to see in other lanes.
Semi-trucks have four primary blind spots:
- In front of the truck’s cab, extending forward for about 20 feet
- Just below and behind the driver’s window;
- The right side of the truck’s cab;
- Behind the truck’s trailer, extending for about 30 feet.
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