If you need to pass behind a tractor-trailer that is backing up, you should

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  • Pass quickly.
  • Wait for the truck to stop backing up before you begin passing.
  • Honk to let the driver know you are passing.


Large vehicles have large blind spots to the rear. If you are behind a large vehicle, it is very likely that the driver does not know you are there. Because of this, if you need to pass behind a large vehicle that is backing up, it is always the safest option to wait for the truck's backup maneuver to finish before you pass.

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