1 . Items on a flatbed:
On flatbed trailers and trailers without sides, cargo must be tied down to prevent it from shifting or falling off in transit.
2 . When stopping, the brake pedal should be:
When stopping, it is best to gradually press down the brake pedal.
3 . You should not use your mirrors:
While regular mirror checks should be a part of your driving routine, it is particularly important to check your mirrors when changing lanes, turning, merging, and making tight maneuvers.
4 . A steering wheel should be:
A steering wheel should be held firmly with each hand on opposite sides of the wheel.
5 . Overloading a vehicle with cargo:
Overloading a vehicle can have negative effects on steering, braking, and speed control. Learn to recognize when cargo is overloaded or poorly balanced.
6 . What can happen if the exhaust system is not working properly?
Leaks in an exhaust system are extremely dangerous because they may allow toxic fumes into the cab or sleeper berth, endangering drivers and passengers.
7 . While driving, gauges are:
While driving, you should watch your vehicle's gauges for signs of trouble. Be sure to inspect your gauges before beginning a trip to ensure that they are in proper working order.