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Quick Driving Safety Tips for Sharing the Road

Share the road and drive safely with these quick tips. Be aware of your and others’ blind spots and communicate with other drivers as you’re changing lanes and making decisions. Make sure you’re allowing enough space between you and other drivers. Let’s work together to make sure our roads stay safe for everyone.

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Blind spots.

You do not want to be in a driver’s no zone. They have huge blind spots. If you can’t see that driver in the mirror, then they can’t see you, either.

Long stopping distances. It takes up to two football fields to stop a truck. You watch the NFL. You know how long two football fields are. It’s a long ways. The Lions can’t even make it one football field.

Signal early. Make sure they can see which way you’re going.

Let’s work together to make our roads safer for everyone.

And you can get this information at sharetheroads.gov.

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