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Look Out For Each Other

Interstate 710 Truck Safety Corridor

Messages for Car Drivers...

  • Make safe lane changes - look for the truck's headlights in your rear view mirror before you pull over.
  • Watch the NO ZONE - stay away from blind spots.
  • Be attentive - keep your focus on the road and the drivers around you.
  • Be patient. Get there safely - slow down. Don't try to squeeze between trucks.
  • Never drink and drive.
  • Always buckle up - it's the law.
  • In minor, non-injury collisions - pull over at the nearest exit to exchange driver/insurance information.
Don't hang out in the 'No Zone'
Interstate 710 - Look Out For Each Other

Messages for Truck Drivers...

  • Don't drive drowsy - get plenty of sleep, eat well and watch your hours. An alert driver is a safe driver.
  • Maintain a safe vehicle - inspect your vehicle before each trip and check your brakes regularly.
  • Watch for trouble ahead - take advantage of your driving height and avoid emergency braking situations.
  • Drive carefully in work zones - expect the unexpected.
  • Be the professional - notify authorities of unsafe conditions.
  • Always buckle up - it's the law.
  • In minor, non-injury collisions - pull over at the nearest exit to exchange driver/insurance information.

For updates on highway conditions: 1-800-427-ROAD (on the Internet, at www.dot.ca.gov).

If you have comments or suggestions, please call either the California Highway Patrol East Los Angeles Area office at (323) 980-4600, or the California Highway Patrol South Los Angeles Area office at (310) 516-3355.


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