So, You Think You Can Drive a Big Rig.
They say driving a pick-up truck is like driving a boat; and those traveling the streets with an F-250 can attest to this. However, driving a big rig is a whole different story. Most of the time, driving a heavy-duty vehicle is a pleasant experience – cruising the open road – and, then you need to switch lanes; or worse, reverse.
While mirrors are helpful in seeing what is around trucks, there are camera systems on the market that can assist drivers in backing-up and seeing what vehicles are side-to-side thus improving the safety of drivers, passengers, and everyone else on the road. Considering installing a camera system on commercial vehicles is a smart move for truckers whether you are driving a cement truck, semi-truck, bus, or 18-wheeler. Here’s what you should know about camera systems.