Federal and state trucking regulations have been set forth to help insure that semi-truck drivers who take to our roads, do so in the safest possible manner. When drivers skip important safety measures and find workarounds to necessary regulations, such as driving impaired by fatigue or even alcohol, very serious accidents can occur. When a tractor-trailer, 18-wheeler, or semi is involved with any collision with most any other vehicle on the road, catastrophic injuries or fatal accidents can occur. This causes a ripple affect of damages and potential financial hardships to victims and their families. If you or a family member has been involved in such an accident, the right and fitting thing to do is to speak with an attorney to discuss pursuit of compensation for damages.
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The devastating impact that can occur with the size and speed of these trucks is enormous. Here are a few of the common types of accidents that occur when drivers are negligent, poorly trained, fatigued, alcohol-impaired, or lose control in a fit of road rage: