Causes of Truck Accidents

   

Causes of Truck Accidents in Texas

Legal Advice from Knowledgeable Austin Truck Accident Lawyers

Because of their sheer size, commercial trucks pose an immense risk to everyone who drives alongside them on the road. In many respects, truck drivers are held to higher standards than the average driver. They have to operate such large, powerful vehicles, be cautious of other drivers, and be able to transport goods in a timely. It is unfortunate that making the slightest driving error can lead to disastrous consequences, including accident and injury.

The Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents

It is not always apparent who was at-fault in a truck accident. We have seen many cases where injured victims do not file claims because they are unaware of their rights or are afraid to go through the process of litigating against trucking companies. While the thought can be intimidating, you never have to worry when you have an experienced Austin truck accident lawyer on your side. Using thorough investigation techniques, which we can use to determine how the truck driver or company was responsible for causing you injury.

Truck accidents occur for any number of reasons, such as:

  • Inadequate driver training
  • Failure to maintain vehicles
  • Driver commits a moving violation
  • Driver makes abrupt or sudden maneuvers
  • Driver brakes unexpectedly
  • Unsafe lane change or passing
  • Unsecured truck cargo
  • Spill of toxic chemicals
  • Drunk Driving
  • Fatigued driver

These are only just a few examples of how negligence occurs. If you find that the truck driver in your case has committed an act of negligence, you have the right to take action and hold them accountable. It is necessary to preserve your health and livelihood, especially it has been severely affected by your accident.

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