Top 5 Truck Accident Resources

1. Five Safety Tips for Avoiding Truck Accidents

Although collisions with large commercial vehicles typically involve truck driver error and are often ultimately the fault of the trucking company, there are many things that the everyday driver can do to avoid getting into a truck accident. And, some truck accidents happen because regular drivers just aren’t aware of things like blind spots and wide right-hand turns.

2. Underride Accidents

Underride accidents are some of the worst truck accidents that can occur. Even in cases where the accidents are unavoidable, the underride aspect could be prevented with adequate underride protection.

3. What to do After a Truck Accident

The steps you take, or fail to take, after a truck accident can make or break your case. The trucking company and its insurance company are formidable adversaries. Simple mistakes can cost you the compensation that you need and deserve.

4. Truck Accident Claims

Trucking accident cases are very complex. They involve state and federal trucking regulations, and require in-depth investigation. Injuries are often very severe, and truck accident survivors need the help of attorneys who have extensive experience with the complexity of trucking accident law as well as the specific types of injuries they have sustained.

5. Causes of Truck Accidents

Accidents involving large commercial trucks are rarely as simple as they appear. Very often, a combination of underlying causes comes together to cause a truck accident. A fatigued truck driver is more likely to make a mistake. Truck driver fatigue is often the result of negligence or wrongdoing on the part of the trucking company. Uncovering all of the underlying causes of your truck accident is crucial to collecting the full compensation you deserve.

You can learn a lot about truck accidents from the above resources. Ultimately, the best resource is an experienced and highly credentialed truck accident attorney.

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With a background as a paralegal, focusing on criminal defense and civil rights, Sandra Dalton launched her freelance writing career in 2000 with a weekly column on Freedom for Suite 101 and pro bono projects for individuals and organizations supporting causes close to her heart. One of her first projects was for the Police Compliant Center writing about police misconduct. Sandra’s legal writing quickly expanded to include personal injury, animal welfare, criminal defense, disability discrimination, family law and much more.