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Top 10 Truck Accident Factors

According to The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the following ten factors are ranked in order of most common after analyzing hundreds of potential factors involved in a truck accident. They are:

  • Brake problems

  • Traffic flow interruption (congestion, previous crash)

  • Prescription drug use

  • Traveling too fast for conditions

  • Unfamiliarity with roadway

  • Roadway problems

  • Required to stop before crash (traffic control device, crosswalk)

  • Over-the-counter drug use

  • Inadequate surveillance

  • Fatigue

Accidents with commercial trucks involve a very different set of issues that normal automobile accidents. The truck accident lawyers of the Romero Law Firm, understand the specific nuances involved in semi truck and tractor-trailer accidents. At the Romero Law Firm, we have the resources necessary to pursue your case. Truck accident cases can be costly to pursue and to properly investigate; having the necessary resources to handle these tasks is essential—we do!

Our experienced truck accident lawyers will conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of your crash and build a strong case for maximum compensation.


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