Compensating for the Mistakes of Other Drivers

 

Keep A Space Cushion To The Side (Continued)

Large trucks have larger blind spots than cars. In this case a tractor-trailer was merging lanes and didn't notice a car traveling along side his truck. Witnesses state the tractor-trailer didn't use it's turn signals and was changing lanes in order to exit the freeway. Avoid traveling next to vehicles that may not be able to see you as well as you see them. Keep a space cushion to the side by slowing down or speeding up to avoid traveling next to large trucks.

Compensating for the Mistakes of Other Drivers Compensating Defensive Class