Distracted 18 wheeler and commercial vehicle drivers cause countless accidents.
A distracted truck or commercial vehicle driver is much more likely to cause an accident than a person behind the wheel of an ordinary vehicle–for several reasons.
First of all, truck drivers are under extraordinary pressure to complete their jobs quickly. They are overworked, underpaid, and exhausted. This makes them susceptible to accidents to begin with, but even more so when they become distracted.
Second, the operation of a truck or commercial vehicle is much more difficult than an ordinary vehicle. This means it is critical that truck and commercial vehicle drivers pay close attention at all times.
Third, truck drivers and commercial drivers are often unfamiliar with their routes, a situation that is made worse when the driver is not paying proper attention.
Truck drivers can be distracted for several reasons, including:
The Texas truck accident attorneys at Morrow & Sheppard can help you evaluate whether the 18-wheeler truck or commercial vehicle driver involved in your accident was distracted. They have the skills and experience to help you and your family secure the compensation you deserve.
Contact us now for a free, confidential consultation to discuss your options. Your consultation will be kept secret, and it does not obligate you to hire our law firm or file a claim.
Don’t let your rights be jeopardized.