Here you will find tip sheets designed for bicyclists and pedestrians, professional bus and truck drivers, and passenger vehicle drivers. Download, print and distribute them, or post them to your website as graphics or linked PDF files.
Tips for Driving Safely Around Large Trucks and Buses
Large trucks or buses (commercial motor vehicles, or CMVs) have operating limitations such as large blind spots, long stopping distances, and limited maneuverability that make it essential for other vehicles to put extra focus on safety. Read this tip sheet to learn more about simple actions to avoid experiencing or causing problems Involving trucks and buses by following these Ten Rules of the Road.
Tips for CMV Drivers
Read this tip sheet to learn safety tips Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers can use the share the roads safely with passenger vehicle drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.
Tips for Bikes and Pedestrians
Bicyclists and pedestrians present even more safety concerns on the road for all drivers: they are slower than motor vehicles, lack protection in a crash, and are hard for drivers to see – particularly those driving trucks and buses. It’s vital that bicyclists and pedestrians also understand the risk of large trucks and buses, and be proactive in staying safe. Read this tip sheet to learn safety tips for bicyclists and pedestrians.
Download and print a series of postcards for distribution at events or by mail. FMCSA can also provide a limited number of printed postcards. For more information or to place an order, please contact us.
Share the Our Roads, Our Safety program on your personal and professional social media networks to spread the word about driving safely around large trucks and buses. Use the suggested posts and accompanying graphics to increase the reach of these important safety messages.