We recently worked with Celadon’s Safety department on providing drivers with some basic backing tips!
We wanted them to weigh in again, and they gave us 7 more tips for successfully maneuvering or backing in tight areas.
Whether you’re a 20-year veteran of the industry or a recent CDL training grad, these tips may be a good refresher or might provide you with a new perspective that will help you remain safe throughout your driving career.
Did you know that one of the most common places for collisions to occur is in parking lots or in close quarter maneuvering areas?
Even though these occur at a low speed, backing and parking lot crashes can cause significant damages and/or injuries.
The tips below should help you successfully back or maneuver in tight areas –
In case you missed our backing video the first time, take a look below. Pay special attention at the 1:20 mark to see how GOAL can help you set reference points, see what’s behind and around you, and help you make adjustments to properly back.
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