Why are commercial truck accidents often fatal?
Commercial trucks are significantly heavier in mass compared to passenger vehicles. Passenger vehicles weight 3,000 lbs., while commercial vehicles can be as large as 80,000 lbs. There are many factors to take into consideration when operating commercial trucks. Limited acceleration, braking and visibility, along with large blind spots, make commercial trucks highly dangerous to car drivers.
Accidents caused by commercial drivers usually involve:
Unsafe behaviors of vehicle drivers can also cause commercial vehicle accidents. You don’t want to make a big mistake and risk the safety of you or your family.
Here are some safe-driving tips to follow when sharing the road with commercial trucks:
Recovering from a large vehicle accident can be an uphill battle that puts a big dent in your pocket. If you have been in an accident caused by a negligent commercial vehicle driver, you deserve justice. Contact Parvey & Frankel for help. Let’s hold the driver and his company accountable for the lack of training and unsafe actions that resulted in your injuries.[ssba]