Heavy Truck - Commercial VehiclesFree MCLE Class Signup
Provides updated accident statistics for large trucks. The presentation shows the safety regulations for commercial truck drivers outlined by the U.S. Department of Transportation, including hours of service operation, vehicle maintenance standards, and weight restrictions. Outlines causes for heavy truck related accidents including jack knifing, brake failure, brake overheating, off-tracking, and provides ways to prevent these occurrences. Describes the different braking systems used in heavy trucks.