Sharing the road with trucks is a reality of driving in America. Interestingly, of the thousands of accidents that occur every year involving trucks, the majority are the fault of car drivers. That’s why it’s important to take safety precautions when driving near 18-wheelers and other large trucks.
Being in an accident with a truck can be terrifying. The superior size and weight of trucks means that even low-speed accidents can cause significant damage and injuries. It’s common for people who have been in accidents with trucks to go into a state of shock and not know how to react afterwards
That’s why it’s so important to be especially cautious when sharing the road with trucks and large vehicles. If an accident occurs because of the negligence of a truck driver or trucking company, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries.
Property owners have a responsibility to ensure their premises are free of hazards. This includes removing ice, slush, and snow. Unfortunately, many owners are negligent and do not properly remedy such hazardous conditions.
How many times have you had to slam on your brakes because of an oblivious, distracted driver? And how many times have you seen a driver almost cause a car crash – or actually crash – because they were on their phone? If your answer is “frequently,” you are not alone. Texting while driving remains a common, dangerous habit for many drivers in the Bronx and throughout New York.