Causes of Truck Accidents

Causes Of Truck Accidents

 

Every automobile accident has the potential to be disastrous, but due to the sheer size of semi trucks, collisions with these big rigs are often catastrophic. If you have been injured in a truck accident, a skilled Chicago truck injury attorney can help you build a solid claim against the trucking company and its insurance agents.

Determining the Cause of a Truck Accident

We at Zayed Law Offices are highly knowledgeable on the unique aspects of truck accident cases. There are many avenues to investigate the cause of the collision, and our firm makes use of extensive resources to uncover the truth. Truck drivers are usually employed by a company, and as such, are bound by numerous industry and governmental regulations. Failure to follow such rules often result in unsafe driving and accidents. Through our dedicated investigation and analysis of the drivers, their companies and conditions surrounding the truck accident, we are able to present solid evidence to prove your case. If you have been injured in a truck accident, a qualified lawyer can help determine the probable cause of the collision, which is vital to winning a settlement on your behalf.

Possible Causes of Trucking Accidents:

  • Driver error
  • Driver fatigue
  • Speeding
  • Aggressive driving behavior
  • Improperly trained driver
  • Unlicensed driver
  • Drunk driver
  • Improperly loaded cargo
  • Lack of reflectors and poor visibility
  • Defective tires or defective brakes