Every driver gets impatient at times, especially in heavy traffic or if they are in a hurry. When impatience turns into aggression, collisions often occur. Though aggressive driving is dangerous for anyone to engage in, it is particularly risky for commercial drivers. These drivers operate vehicles that weigh tens of thousands of pounds and any… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Truck Accident Attorney
Accidents involving commercial trucks can result in serious property damage and fatal bodily harm because of the catastrophic effects brought on by the sheer size and weight of trucks. Since these vehicles are large and heavy, they develop momentum at high speeds, which makes it difficult for them to stop quickly after hitting brakes. When… Read more »
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), over 130,000 people are injured in truck accidents each year, out of which 22 percent sustain severe injuries. In most cases, a negligent truck driver is held responsible for any injuries sustained by the victim. However, sometimes, the trucking company is also sued if the evidence… Read more »
When 80,000 pounds of steel slam into a vehicle one-twentieth of its size, the results are catastrophic. To be sure, the National Highway Safety Transportation Administration (NHTSA) reports that in a single year, there were nearly 4,000 people killed in large truck crashes across the United States, and more than 100,000 people injured. Large… Read more »
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