No, not at all. Large trucks, like 18 wheelers, can’t maneuver in tight spaces like small vehicles can. It takes a while to back up a 48 foot truck without hitting anything. Drivers of smaller vehicles need to be patient while the truck driver does his or her job to back the trailer up. Trucks also make wide right turns. Give the trucker some space and don’t try and pass along-side the truck on the right.
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