Backing up a tractor-trailer is no easy task. With the proper practice and know how, you can ease your fears about driving a big rig. Since the vehicle is such a large one, it is particularly important that you always remain very aware of your surroundings and the impact of the size of the truck you are driving. Backing up the truck is the most challenging part of driving a tractor trailer and even the most seasoned truck driver will admit to struggling every now and then.
The first step is to decide where you want to back up and keep driving right on past the target area while keeping the destination on the driver’s side.… Read the rest