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How to slide the tandem axles on a semi truck

The positions of the axles are important for a professional truck driver to understand if he or she wants to safely and legally haul a load. Many semi trucks have sliding tandem axles that are mounted directly on the frame rails under the trailer. When the...
Views 1701 | Rating 6 | Comments 1| Date Feb 23, 2008
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How to steer a semi truck in an emergency

The best way to handle an emergency is to avoid it in the first place, most happen when drivers make mistakes. Professional semi truck drivers reduce the chance of accidents by learning to recognize possible emergencies and to practice defensive driving...
Views 1235 | Rating 3 | Comments 0| Date Feb 23, 2008
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How to stop a semi truck in an emergency

To avoid a collision in an emergency situation, if evasive steering isn’t possible then braking becomes the only option left. In general, it’s usually safer to make a quick stop than an evasive turn if there’s enough room to do so. Even if the semi...
Views 1542 | Rating 10 | Comments 0| Date Feb 20, 2008