There are more than 3,000 deaths and more than 30,000 injuries resulting from accidents involving semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles every year. It takes experience and resources to maximize recovery for your clients from a major trucking corporation. Most trucking accidents are caused by factors such as:
Too often trucking companies hire inexperienced and unqualified operators that are dangerous to the driving public. Even qualified truck drivers get fatigued by the long hours and many thousands of miles required by most trucking companies. These companies must be held accountable when they cut corners on training, maintenance, and safety.Countless automobile drivers are injured or killed each year when truck drivers are negligent or their equipment fails.
Safety equipment, such as under-ride guards designed to protect smaller vehicles in the event of a rear-end collision with a semi-truck, must be robust and maintained properly to adequately protect the driving public. Reflectors and proper lighting are important to these trucks for the protection of the motoring public.