5 Of the Most Common Types of Truck Accident

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Although trucks are essential to our society’s survival, they can pose a significant number of risks to the motorists, especially when drivers are negligent and careless to government safety regulations. Truck accidents of all types cause some of the greatest devastation seen on today’s highways. Here, in this presentation, we have highlighted a few for your reference.

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5 Of the Most Common Types of Truck Accident

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Although trucks are essential to our society’s survival, they can pose a significant number of risks to the motorists, especially when drivers are negligent and careless to government safety regulations. Truck accidents of all types cause some of the greatest devastation seen on today’s highways. Here, in this presentation, we have highlighted a few for your reference. Introduction

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1. Wide Turn These are also known as “swinging turn” crashes. This happens when a truck driver swings left to make a right turn. The truck can collide with cars to its right, squeezing them between the truck and the sidewalk.

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When a truck driver brakes hard and fast, it can result in vehicle jackknifing. The trailer skids outward, creating a 90-degree angle to the front part of the cab of the truck. 2. Jackknifing

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3. Tyre Blowout A tyre blowout can happen with any car causing disastrous consequences to nearby vehicles. 4. T-Bone When a truck runs a red light, there are high chances for it to hit another vehicle’s side. Such accidents are known as broadside (or T-Bone) collisions.

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5. Head-On Collision If a truck driver causes a head-on collision with another vehicle, it most often leaves victims with life-long disabilities or fatal injuries.

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Common Causes of Truck Accidents Bad weather: Ice, rain, snow, fog, and extreme winds. Poor road conditions: Unpaved or pothole-ridden roads. Road construction.

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Designed and Compiled by: Houston Office Baumgartner Law Firm 6711 Cypress Creek Parkway Houston, TX 77069 P (281) 893-0760 TF (866) 758-4529 www.texas-truckaccidentlawyer.com

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