Driving a truck in the USA or Canada

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Swift Katy

Mar 15, 2023, 10:01:20 PMMar 15
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If you are planning a road driving a truck, MapQuest Directions is a great tool to help you navigate with ease.  With its turn-by-turn directions and real-time traffic updates, you can avoid getting lost or stuck in traffic. This article will show you some tips to driving a truck in the United States or Canada.

There are a few important things to remember when driving a truck in the United States or Canada that are different from driving a car. These things are:

Size and weight limits: Trucks are bigger and heavier than cars, so some roads, bridges, and tunnels have size and weight limits. It's important to know about these rules and plan your trip around them.
Clearance: Trucks have a higher clearance than cars, so watch out for low bridges, overpasses, and other obstacles that could damage the top of your vehicle.
Speed limits: Most of the time, trucks can't go as fast as cars. This is because trucks need a longer distance to stop and have a higher chance of doing more damage in an accident.
Some roads have restrictions on the lanes that trucks can use, like HOV lanes that cars can use but trucks can't.
Weather and road conditions: Bad weather and bad road conditions affect trucks more than they do cars. It's important to know what the weather will be like and how the roads are, and to drive accordingly.
Permits and rules: Trucks will need permits and must follow rules when crossing state or international borders or staying overnight.
Overall, it's important to know about these differences and plan your route around them to make sure your trip is safe and quick. Visit the Canada Maps website to find out more about the rules of the road in Canada.

Source:  mapquest driving directions

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