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Fatal 18 Wheeler Accident Attorney
Texas Lawyer For Fatal 18 Wheeler Accidents
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, in 2012, there were 3,921 people killed and 104,000 people injured in crashes involving large vehicles like 18-wheelers (gross vehicle weight rating greater than 10,000 pounds.) Across this country there were, 333,000 large 18 wheeler were involved in traffic crashes. In Galveston County alone there was 153 commercial 18 wheeler accident or vehicle accidents in the year 2013. When you look at all the fatal deaths there was not a single day in 2013 where someone did not die on the Texas roadways. These statistics are alarming and show how dangerous it is to share the roadways with these large 18 wheelers.
Statistics on Fatal 18 Wheeler Accidents
Danger of Fatal 18 Wheeler Accidents
Common Causes for a Fatal 18-Wheeler Accidents
- Driver Fatigue,
- Alcohol-related issues involving 18-wheeler drivers,
- Improper training,
- Inattentive driving,
- Improper loading of the 18 wheeler by the company,
- Speeding or reckless actions of the driver,
- Improper use of the vehicle
- Improper maintenance of the 18 wheeler, and
- The driver or the company failing to comply with safety regulations of the industry.
Regulations to Prevent Deadly 18 Wheeler Accidents
Impact of Fatal 18-Wheeler Accidents on Family Members
Experienced Fatal 18 Wheeler Accident Lawyer
Fatal 18 Wheeler Accident- Reports and Research - Galveston County / League City
Traffic Safety Facts - 2012 Data - Large 18 Wheeler- Revised May 2014
Fatality Facts - Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Involved Crashes and Injuries by Texas County - 2013
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