Truck accidents are one of the most dangerous motor vehicle accidents out there. There are many different factors that go into this besides the size of trucks. However, the first issue is that eighteen wheel trucks are massive. Anything they hit besides a train is pretty much in trouble.
Truck drivers often drive long hours and are overworked, leading to driver fatigue that causes most of the truck accidents every year. Many companies try to cut corners by overloading trucks, not maintaining them, using undertrained and under skilled drivers that drive excessive speeds.
If you are ever in a truck accident or any accident for that matter, try to say as little as you can at the scene before consulting a lawyer. We understand that accidents are traumatic, but there’s nothing worse than not being compensated fairly for your damages.
Truck accidents are complex because of the size and nature of the parties involved, so it’s best to consult a personal injury lawyer before doing anything. A wrong decision could be the difference between getting what you deserve versus what the insurance companies try to get away with. Always do what’s in your best interest.
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