Truck Accidents are Not the Same as Car Accidents

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According to U.S. Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, accidents involving large trucks are a serious traffic safety problem.

In 2000, there were 4,930 large trucks involved in fatal crashes, 101,000 large trucks involved in injury crashes, and 351,000 large trucks involved in property damage-only crashes for a total of 457,000 large trucks involved in all crashes. Large trucks are defined as trucks with a gross vehicle weight of at least 10,000 pounds.

In fact, according to U.S. Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a speed limit of 55 mph or higher, poor weather, and a curved road significantly increase the odds of both a rollover and a jackknife for large trucks.

If you, or a loved one have been involved in a truck accident, call Bridgeport truck accident lawyer Jim Miron at (203) 339-5991, or contact him via the form on this website, for a free, no obligation consultation.