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You will learn to:
  • Cancel turn signals after the trailer has completed a turn and is straightened out.
  • Flash brake lights to warn following drivers that your vehicle is slowing or stopping.
  • Use four-way flashers according to State laws and company policies.
  • Use headlights in daytime under conditions of low visibility.
  • Position your vehicle where it can be seen by other drivers.
  • Use your horn and lights properly to prevent collisions.

You will learn:

  • The importance of using signals to tell other drivers when you plan to change your position in traffic.
  • The importance of limiting the use of the CB radio to communications that are important to safety and for maintaining traffic flow.
  • Laws and regulations on the use of signals and lights.
  • Why good communication helps to avoid collisions and violations.
  • How to send and receive communications with other highway users.

What Will Happen in This Unit


The unit will begin with a classroom lesson dealing with the principles and procedures for proper communications and the hazards of failure to signal properly. The remainder of the unit is devoted to practice of proper communication during on-road driving.

Communicating

Other drivers cannot know what you are going to do until you tell them. Signaling what you intend to do is important for safety.

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