The "NO ZONE" areas around trucks.
Don't Hang Out in the No-Zone
Help Promote WRECK-less
WHAT IS THE NO-ZONE AREA?
No-Zones are danger areas around trucks and buses where crashes
are more likely to occur. some of those No-Zones are actual
blind spots where you car "disappears" from the view of the
truck or bus driver.
out" on either side of trucks or buses!
They have big blind spots on both sides. If you can't see the driver's
face in his side-view mirror, he can't see you. If that driver needs
to change lanes for any reason, you could be in big trouble!
REAR NO-ZONES - Avoid Tailgating!
Unlike cars, trucks and buses have huge No-Zones directly
behind them. Truck or Bus drivers can't see your car back there, and
you can't see what's going on ahead of you. If the truck or bus driver
brakes suddenly, you have no place to go.
FRONT NO-ZONES - Pass Safely!
Don't cut-in front too soon after passing. Truck and
bus drivers need nearly twice the time and room to stop as cars. Look
for the whole front of the truck in your rear-view mirror before pulling
in front, and then don't slow down!
Picture: Copyright © Moby’s
BACKING UP NO-ZONE - Pay Closer Attention!
Never cross behind a truck that is reversing!
Hundreds of motorists and pedestrians are killed or injured each year,
by ignoring trucks reversing.
Truck drivers do not have a rearview mirror and may not see you cutting
in behind them.
WIDE RIGHT TURNS - Avoid the "Squeeze Play"!
Truck and bus drivers sometimes need to swing wide
to the right in order to safely make a left turn. They can't see cars
squeezing-in between them and the curb. Watch for their indicators and
give them room to turn.
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