Important Facts about 18-Wheeler Accidents

by: Prince, Glover & Hayes Friday, January 15th, 2010

There are roughly 500,000 heavy trucking accidents in the United Sates each year. Nearly 50,000 of these crashes result in the deaths of drivers or occupants of the other cars involved.

Major Causes of Truck Accidents:
· Driver Fatigue- the #1 cause of heavy truck accidents, accounting for roughly 30% of the nation’s annual 18-wheeler accidents
· Careless or Reckless Driving
· Faulty Equipment or Equipment that has not Been Properly Maintained
· Unsecured Loads of Loads Exceeding Maximum Capacity

If you or a family member has been hurt in a heavy truck accident you may be entitled to compensation. Contact Prince Glover Law for a free consultation to discuss your case.


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