To make matters worse, motor vehicle accidents involving 18-wheelers are usually the most devastating. While the average passenger vehicle weighs approximately 3,000 pounds, a loaded, commercial truck can weigh more than 80,000 pounds.
Topics covered in this report include:
- Liability is generally based on negligence
- Who is responsible?
- The Most Common Causes of Trucking Accidents
- Driver Error
- Equipment Failure
- Improper loading
- Incompetent commercial truck drivers
- Weather conditions