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When do you turn off your marker lights?

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Farmerbob1's Comment
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I have noticed is that it's soooo much easier to back in next to a truck at night if they have their marker lights on. I want it to be easy to see my truck and trailer - so people are less likely to hit me!

So, I never turn off my marker lights unless on home time or if I am required to by a service facility. I even leave them on when I'm in the Stevens home yard.

Susan D. 's Comment
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Basically, like you, I leave them on anytime I'm parked where another truck might park beside me. The visibility is very helpful, especially to newer or tired drivers.

Tractor Man's Comment
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I also drive with my headlights on, day or night. I'm actually surprised that they do not come on automatically in ALL Commercial Vehicles.

Keith A.'s Comment
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Tractor Man, Internationals at least have that as a pretty cool feature whenever the parking brake is released. I too usually drive with all my lights on whenever the vehicle is moving. Just feel that much safer that way.

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