Big Rig Blind Spot Safety

2018 has been a record year for road travel, and over 35 million people are expected to hit the road this Labor Day weekend. One of the largest dangers posed to travelers is sharing the road with big rigs. Did you know that drivers of commercial vehicles have very limited visibility due to large blind spots on all sides of their vehicles? Familiarize yourself with the blind spots around big rigs, and do your best to stay out of these “no zones” to avoid dangerous situations on the road.

blind spots.jpg

Read the following article from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for more tips on avoiding accidents with big rigs.

Related Posts

Can a Virtual Presence Satisfy the Requirements for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress? | Dec 31st, 2020
This week, we look to the California Court of Appeals’ recent decision in Ko v. Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. to address whether parents who would otherwise be able to bring a claim for negligent infliction of emotional distress are prohibited from doing so simply because they witnessed the tortious harm through a livestream instead of in-person.

continue reading