A truck driver explains the importance of the seat belt trick, but adds his own little twist to it in this series of videos. 

In the first instructional clip, Tik Tok trucker @alexnino_ explains how to properly lock your truck door using a seatbelt, and even adds his own extra safety measure. 

“It’s just so I can feel a little more comfortable,” he says. “No offense to anyone in Oakland but… I’ve seen some weird stuff out here.”

https://www.tiktok.com/@alexnino_/video/7002935266738588933?lang=en&is_copy_url=0&is_from_webapp=v1&sender_device=pc&sender_web_id=6977378766805501445

In the second video, the driver explains one con of the seat belt trick, but counters it with his own trick – the “secret door’ of his semi truck. 

https://www.tiktok.com/@alexnino_/video/7003071008164842757?lang=en&is_copy_url=0&is_from_webapp=v1&sender_device=pc&sender_web_id=6977378766805501445

In the third video, Alex records a sketchy experience he once had, further demonstrating the importance of the seat belt trick and staying aware of your surroundings as a trucker, no matter the time of day. 

@alexnino_

this is why I do the seatbelt trick when staying in sketchy areas!! This happened a while back. #foryoupage #viral #trending #waitforit #bigrig #share

♬ Oh No – Kreepa

However you choose to protect yourself, stay safe out there, drivers. 

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