Every year there are thousands of 18-wheeler accidents that result in serious and fatal injuries. In 2016, the number of fatal truck accidents amounted to 3,986 deaths. The causes of serious and fatal accidents can be linked to hundreds of factors, which are not always the fault of the truck driver.
Among those factors linked to truck drivers and their semis are ten specific reasons. Everyone who drives, including all commercial truck drivers and passenger vehicle drivers, needs to be aware of these factors to help reduce serious and fatal accidents.
In addition, both trucker and drivers should always practice safe driving habits. To find out what the top 10 most dangerous 18-wheel accidents factors are, along with tips for safe driving, we encourage you to continue reviewing and reading the following infographic.
After doing so, if someone you care about or you have been seriously injured or died during an 18-wheeler or other car accident, please feel free to contact the car accident and truck accident lawyers at Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P. for a FREE consultation and experienced legal representation today!