Even though semi-truck accidents do not make up the majority of the crashes in the U.S. they do represent some of the more injurious accidents. The sheer size of the vehicles makes them more likely to cause serious injuries when they collide with smaller cars and trucks.
Though drunk driving is rarely seen in truck drivers other behaviors do account for the majority of accidents. The most common ways that truck drivers cause accidents include:
- Driving too fast
- Failure to keep in proper lane
- Failure to yield to the right of way
- Drowsy driving
- Distracted driving
If you have been involved in an accident with a large truck you understand just how serious these crashes are. If you believe that the driver was at fault you do have a right to file a personal injury lawsuit. As attorneys we know that the drivers company will have aggressive, experienced attorneys on their side. Who do you have?