One of the things about driving that gives a lot of people anxiety is sharing the road with semi-trucks and tanker trucks. Semis and tankers pose specific and unique dangers to other drivers on the road. It is important that you understand how these accidents happen, why they are dangerous, and what to do.
One of the biggest reasons that tanker truck accidents happen is because people drive in their blind spots. The blind spots for a semi-truck or tanker truck are rather large. The blind spot on the right is significantly bigger than the one on the left, although both have several feet of space in which they cannot see anything on either side of them. These blind spots cause a lot of accidents that can easily be avoided by other drivers being cautious and aware. [Read more…] about How Tanker Truck Accidents Are Dangerous and What to Do