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    Truck accidents in Tanworth-in-Arden


    There are many trucks on the road. A lot of the accidents on the road involve trucks and other vehicles. Below are some of the things that you can do to avoid having an accident with the truck.

    Don’t drive in the truck’s blind spot to avoid truck accidents in Tanworth-in-Arden

     

    This is going to make it really hard for trucks to see you. This is particularly true if the trucker is going to be changing lanes or if they have to turn right. It’s essential to keep out of their blind spots so they see you.

    Don’t tailgate trucks

    This is a good tip for any kind of vehicle but it’s essential for trucks. That’s because if you hit a truck, the truck likely won’t feel it but you surely will. In addition, you aren’t going to be able to see what’s in front of them and you’ll never know when they are going to have to stop.

     

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    Don’t drive in front of trucks

    If at all possible, don’t drive in front of any trucks. They are going to need a lot more time as well as distance to slow their vehicle down or suddenly stop. You may be able to stop if something comes up but that doesn’t mean the truck will be able to. Just like slamming into a truck in the above tip, chances are that you are going to be the one who is hurt or killed if they go into you.

     

    Drive slower in the work zones

    There are a lot of fatal crashes that are happening in work zones. You should make sure that you are driving slowly during these zones and make sure that you are looking out for anything that could come up unexpectedly. You never know when something might happen. If you can avoid them, it’s even better.

    Don’t cut trucks off

    The last thing that you want to do is to cut off the trucks. They won’t have time to stop and chances are good that they are going to hit you. Not only that but they might jackknife and cause injuries to more people. It’s better if you give them a lot of room and let them know ahead of time that you are coming over to their lane.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    To find out more about claiming for truck accidents in Tanworth-in-Arden call us at Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500. If you were injured because of a traffic accident with a truck, it’s a good idea to find someone to help you with your claim. Give us a call and we will help get you get started.

    Date Published: 9th November 2013

    Author: David Brown

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