Why are Truck Accidents so Dangerous?Truck accidents are easily some of the most dangerous types of accidents that anyone could suffer. Truck accidents are dangerous to the drivers of normal vehicles. Truck accidents are even more dangerous to pedestrians. What’s the danger? The danger surrounding these large commercial vehicles is usually very straightforward. Consider the following:
The Common Causes of Truck AccidentsWhy do truck accidents occur? As mentioned above, truck drivers are required to have commercial licenses; therefore, they must know what they are doing while driving these vehicles. However, it doesn’t matter how skilled drivers are behind the wheel of their commercial trucks – truck accidents can happen at any time and for a variety of reasons. Consider some of the most common causes of truck accidents mentioned below:
Learn more about your legal options by chatting with a representative now.Consider the case mentioned above. Witnesses claimed that the truck driver who struck the two sisters was looking down. It is unknown whether the truck driver was using his phone or distracted in another way. Witnesses also claimed that the girls were crossing after getting a green light to cross – so they were rightfully crossing. If the authorities can prove that the driver was distracted with a mobile device at the time of the accident, he will likely be held liable for the deaths of the two young girls.