Trucking Accident FAQ's

Question: What are the common causes of truck accidents?

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Answer: In a truck accident, there may be a multitude of reasons that the truck accident occurred.  Some of the more common causes of trucking accidents include:

  • Lack of training on the part of the truck driver
  • Overloaded trucks
  • Oversized trucks
  • Poorly maintained brakes on the truck
  • Driving in conditions of poor visibility
  • Truck driver inexperience
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driver
  • Aggressive driving behavior
  • Truck driver under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol
  • Driving the truck in bad weather conditions
  • Dangerous or reckless driving
  • Unsafe safety systems, reflectors, lights and other warning devices


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