Pascoe Law FirmWide Turn Truck Accidents
Principal office located in Friendswood, Texas.
Available to service League City, Webster, Pearland, Galveston, and the surrounding areas within Texas.
Wide Turn Truck Accidents Lawyer
Attorney For Accidents Caused By Wide Turn Truck Accidents and Lawsuits
Common Causes of Wide-Turn Truck Accidents
Lawyer for Wide Turn Truck Accidents in Texas
While turning the truck driver needs to be able to estimate the necessary space needed to complete a turn and to do so safely. While often times the driver just made a simple mistake. This truck driver error does not excuse the driver from any liability. If a truck driver causes an accident they should take responsibility for their negligence and damage they cause.
Wide turn accidents can occur is several different ways including:
- Miscalculation of the necessary space need to make the turn. A majority of wide turn accidents occur because the driver made a simple mistake. Unfortunately, the simple mistake of miscalculating the necessary space needed to safely make a turn can have deadly consequences.
- Moving into oncoming traffic to get the necessary space to make the turn. When the driver turns pulls left to make the turn they will often cause a head on collision to occur if they go into the lane of oncoming traffic. Head on collision accident can happen in a blink of an eye and have serious injuries that can occur.
- Having the trailer collide with a vehicle in the turning radius. The trailer behind the truck may need extra room to safely make the turn.