Echo: Truckers offer safe summer driving tips

There will be 42 million people hitting the roads this weekend. The American Trucking Association’s safest drivers- members of its Share the Road program- offered several tips to keep everyone safe on the roads this weekend and the remainder of summer.

Some tips include:

  • Don’t cut in front of large trucks
  • Be aware of the vehicle in front of you
  • Plan ahead
  • Avoid distractions
  • Be extra cautious around construction zones


To see all the tips and advice, visit the ATA’s website,