What Causes Truck Accidents?
Semi-truck and tractor trailers cause many accidents in California every day. Because these vehicles are so large, typically weighing as much as 30 times more than a car, a collision with a truck can have devastating consequences. The driver and or passenger(s) of the automobile always fare worse. These vehicles are also hard to drive and maneuver. Truckers must exercise reasonable care not to injure others while rolling down the highway.
Truck accidents do not only happen due to a negligent driver. Here are a few things that may cause an accident with a semi-truck: