In truck accidents involving right turns, an overwhelming majority of the cases are preventable. The problem is when truck drivers swing too far to the left in order to clear the right side trailer wheels from hitting the curb and either make contact with nearby cars or cause drivers to pass in the right lane where a collision occurs as the turn is completed. This video shows you how to safely make a right turn in a truck when towing a trailer.
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