Trucking accidents can be horrendous and very dangerous due to the size of the vehicles involved. When larger trucks lose control, all other cars on the road are at risk.
Trucking Accidents in Arizona
Large trucks are dangerous for a variety of reasons. Some injuries are caused by the driver’s error in failing to follow the rules of the road. Other accidents are caused due to the variety of cargo that commercial trucks often carry, some of which can be hazardous or flammable. If the contents of the cargo are spilled and other motorists are exposed, the results can be not only harmful, but potentially lethal. Most trucking accidents occur for of one of the following reasons:
- The truck driver is fatigued and/or is sleep deprived;
- A truck is carrying more cargo than is legally allowed;
- Mechanical failure;
- Blind spots – commercial trucks are large and can miss smaller cars;
- Poor weather and road conditions – trucks can have an especially dangerous effect when driving in these conditions
If you have been in an accident involving a commercial truck, call the attorneys at Oracle Law Group at 480-704-0777 for legal help regarding your injuries and expenses.