18-wheeler trucks are capable of carrying extremely heavy loads and have the potential to cause devastating accidents due to the size of these loads and the truck itself; as such, drivers of these vehicles are held to an especially high standard. In addition the many safe driving practices other drivers are expected to adhere to when behind the wheel, truck drivers are expected to practice extra caution, especially under certain circumstances that are particular to truck drivers.
If you or someone you love has sustained an injury in a truck accident caused by a negligent driver, our truck driver error lawyers of the Cottrell Law Office, believe that you may be owed financial restitution from the responsible driver. Call us today to discuss your situation and understand your legal rights in such a situation.
Negligent Truck Driving
Truck drivers have a clear responsibility to drive as safely as possible when they’re on the road, knowing full well the possible consequences of making even seemingly small mistakes. In fact, the following negligent behaviors may lead to very serious accidents:
- Failure to Signal Turns
- Aggressive Driving
- Driving with Overweight Load
- Driving during Adverse Conditions
Motorists injured because of these or other truck driver’s mistakes may be left with considerable injury expenses and losses that can be extremely difficult to manage.
No one should have to suffer through the repercussions of a negligent truck driver’s errors alone. Thus, when you are facing losses and injuries as a result of an irresponsible trucker, contact a truck driver negligence attorney of the Cottrell Law Office, by calling 800-364-8305 today.