Guest viewing is limited
  • Truckingboards is a MEMBERS ONLY Private Forum that first got it's start in 1999, Membership is 100% Free, We have Over 40k Members and approaching 2 million posts that date back to the early 2000's.Registration is easy and fast. We specialize in LTL trucking. Get off those Facebook Groups and come to a place where your identity will be unknown unless you tell someone. Truckingboards has a mobile app that works for Android you can install from your mobile browser. Sorry Apple Users, I know nothing about them.

    Click Here

    For instructions on how to install the mobile app.

Five Seeing Habits

Dockworker

Well-Known Member
Staff member
Super Moderator
Premium
Aim High In Steering
  • Imaginary target — baseball/dart board.
  • Centers car in traffic lane. Safe path on turns.
  • Find a safe path well ahead

Get The Big Picture
  • How wide and deep? What’s in it? Objects and ground.
  • Keeps you away from billboards. Smooth stops and turns. Buys time.
  • Stay back and see it all.

Keep Your Eyes moving
  • Move eyes. Front: 2 seconds. Rear: 5-to-8 seconds.
  • Keeps you alive at intersections. Keeps eyes ahead of car.
  • Scan — don’t stare.

Leave Yourself An Out
  • Have an escape out. Take path of least resistance.
  • Space on all four sides, but always in front.
  • Be prepared. Expect the unexpected.

Make Sure They See You.
  • Communicate in traffic — horn, lights, signals.
  • Establishes eye-to-eye contact.
  • Don’t gamble. Use your horn, lights, and signals.
  • Orange safety cone procedure (pending)

All Good Kids Like Milk



Safe Driving Tips: UPS
 
Last edited by a moderator:
Top