Salerno and Levitt

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  • By: Salerno and Levitt
  • Published: July 17, 2018

Even the best drivers have bad accidents on the road, and this applies to commercial drivers, too. Thousands of semitruck accidents occur each year, prompting legal cases for personal injuries. When truck drivers are not as safe as they should be, everybody on the road is at risk. When you consider the size and weight of commercial vehicles, you can see why dangerous maneuvers become all the more serious in accidents. Take a look at this list of dangerous moves that could impact the way you think about commercial vehicles. Tailgating Tailgating is especially dangerous when commercial drivers are trailing smaller vehicles because trucks have a more difficult time stopping. In fact, when you listen closely at traffic lights on the road, you might catch the screeching sound of brakes. Commercial drivers should learn about proper braking distances, and other drivers should be aware of how trucks react around them. On a highway driving at 65 miles per hour, a…Read More

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