A motor vehicle accident involving passenger vehicles can cause serious injuries to the occupants of the involved vehicles. However, when a tractor-trailer or other large truck is involved, the chance of suffering life-threatening, even fatal, injuries increases dramatically. We depend heavily on large trucks to transport supplies and merchandise throughout the country. Unfortunately, the presence of these mammoths of the roadway puts everyone else sharing the roadway at risk.
Most tractor-trailer drivers are conscientious and skilled drivers, However, that does not mean they cannot cause an accident. Most common causes of trucking accidents include: