In Partnership with Alberta Transportation
The Focus for June Will Be Commerical/Passenger Vehicle Safety
Did you know:
- Occupants in a passenger vehicle are more likely to be injured/killed in a crash with a largeer vehicle than the occupants of the larger vehicle.
- In 2016, 1.6% of vehicles involved in a casualty collision were tractor-trailers.
- Running off the road and following too closely were the most common driving errors on the part of the truck tractor driver in casualty collisions.
- Avoid driving beside a large truck for any length of time
- Remember that trucks are not large cars, they take longer to stop than a passenger vehicle.
- If you are behind a large truck at a stop sign or light, try and leave at least three meters between your vehicle and the rear of the truck.
- Leave at least three metres between your vehicle and the rear of the truck stopped at a light or stop sign.
For more information, check out www.saferoads.com.