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We're often told – correctly -- that drivers need to treat semi-truck drivers and their vehicles with respect. But that goes both ways. And I think some of those semi drivers could stand to be reminded of a few rules of the road they often ignore.
For instance, you should be courteous and move to the left lane when another vehicle is entering an on-ramp. You're very good about doing this when the other vehicle is another semi, but not so good when it's just a plain old car or truck.
The laws of physics say if you're going uphill, you're going to slow down. So in those instances, it would make sense not to pull out in the left lane to pass another semi, backing up traffic for miles.
Talking on a cell phone and texting while driving is just as dangerous for you as it is for me. Probably more so, given your greater potential for destruction.
And finally, please remember that you are responsible for a potential "weapon of mass destruction." And when you ignore the law or drive under the influence or while sleepy, you not only jeopardize your life but the lives of everyone else on the road.
Many – if not most – big rig drivers are excellent. But the relative minority of bad apples are still capable of wreaking terrible havoc. And I hope they'll take these suggestions to heart.