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Fatal Truck Accident Attorney
Texas Lawyer For Fatal Truck 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 trucks (gross vehicle weight rating greater than 10,000 pounds.) Across this country there were, 333,000 large trucks were involved in traffic crashes. In Galveston County alone there was 153 commercial truck 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 trucks.
Danger of Fatal Truck Accidents
Statistics on Fatal Truck Accidents
Common Causes for a Fatal Truck Accident
- Driver Fatigue,
- Alcohol-related issues involving truck drivers,
- Improper training,
- Inattentive driving,
- Improper loading of the truck by the trucking company,
- Speeding or reckless actions of the truck driver,
- Improper use of the truck
- Improper maintenance of the truck, and
- Truck Driver or the trucking company failing to comply with safety regulations of the trucking industry.
Regulations to Prevent Deadly Truck Accidents
Impact of Fatal Truck Accidents on Family Members
Experienced Fatal Truck Accident Attorney
Fatal Truck Accident- Reports and Research - Galveston County / League City
Traffic Safety Facts - 2012 Data - Large Trucks- 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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