Trucks are a major source of distribution in America. There are over 10 million large trucks registered, and they travel almost 300,000 million miles throughout the country every year. Due to that, there are more truck-related accidents.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, between 4,500 and 5,000 people die every year in collisions with large trucks. That includes almost 150 annual deaths in North Carolina. Many of those crashes are caused by truck company errors. If you suffered serious injuries, or a family member died after a crash with a large truck, call our truck company errors attorneys at the Law Offices of Wade E. Byrd P.A..
These trucks are heavy, especially when they are fully loaded. When they collide with a car, a motorcycle, a biker or a pedestrian, there can be significant damages and injuries.
Those injuries include:
The companies have legal restrictions. You might be able to hold the trucking company liable.
The regulations include:
Additional errors include:
When truck companies do not follow the rules, or make errors, they could be responsible for accidents. If you suffered an injury after an accident with a truck in North Carolina, we will work to prove the company’s errors and liability contributed to the negligence. Email us or call our Fayetteville office at 910-323-2555.