The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) tells us that each year, thousands of large truck accidents occur in the U.S. In many cases, the accidents lead to serious injuries and even fatalities.
Would you know what to do if you were involved in a large truck accident? We’ll talk about it in this issue.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines a large truck as any truck with a gross vehicle weight rating more than 10,000 pounds. This does not include motor homes or buses.
Drivers and passengers in smaller vehicles are incredibly vulnerable when they come into contact with large trucks. The more common injuries – beyond death – that are reported in large truck accidents include:
Of course, these steps should be taken only if you’re able.
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Auto accidents can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of how defensive someone may be behind the wheel. If you or someone you love has been harmed in such an incident, you have legal rights and options that need to be explored.