Learn how to Drive with the Big Dogs

Mike gives you unique insights on how to maneuver around big trucks and asses train track for safety before crossing. A semi- truck weighs about 80,000 pounds. Your car weighs about 2,000 pounds. This means those of us in cars are the underdogs.

In this module Mike Pehl teaches drivers what can happen when driving on freeways with big trucks and how to avoid a disaster. In addition, Mike talks about the dangers of train tracks and what to look for as you approach them.

Mike’s goal in this module is to drive home the message that every driver on the road needs to realize they’re a minnow swimming with the sharks.


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    Trucks and Trains

    • Trucks and Trains Video

About Mike Pehl

Driver Safety Expert

Mike Pehl

Mike Pehl is a former crash investigator who became a Driver Safety Expert to teach new drivers how to survive behind the wheel. His proven defensive driving techniques and pragmatic teaching approach have helped tens of thousands of teens become smarter, safer drivers.

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