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Safely Sharing the Roads With Trucks - Trucks Make Wide Turns

Sharing The Road With Trucks - Trucks Make Wide Turns

Don't crowd an intersection

Many intersections are marked with stop lines, indicating where a driver must come to a complete stop. Crowding an intersection leaves your vehicle exposed to vehicles that are attempting to turn.

Watch for indicator

Watch the truck's turning signal to see what the driver intends to do.

Sneaking alongside can be fatal

Don't try to sneak to the side and squeeze around trucks - it may be the last mistake you'll ever make.

Stop wait and watch

Wait for the truck to make its turn first as the truck's turn signal may not be working.

Stay back

Stay back at least a car length when stopping behind a truck.

Infographics from Barloworld Transport

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