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Claims Involving Improper Passing

Commercial truck drivers are under special obligation to follow traffic laws and to exercise safe-driving practices while operating their vehicle, particularly so for how potentially dangerous their vehicles can be. With that in mind, even when a truck driver may be legally permitted to pass another vehicle on the road, the limitations of their vehicle may cause the act of passing to be dangerous to other drivers.

Truck Accidents Associated with Improper Passing

While operating their vehicles, commercial truck drivers are limited by a number of practical and legal constraints in regards to where and when they may pass another vehicle on the road. Truck drivers receive rigorous training to this end and, thereby, should be able to recognize the limitations of their vehicle and when any of actions may be dangerous to others, including improper passing:

  • Within a no-passing zone
  • While there is poor visibility on a two-lane roadway
  • Before checking blind spots
  • Without the use of turn signals
  • While in an intersection
  • Within a construction zone

Whatever the particulars of your case might be, our legal team will do everything they can to help you put this matter behind you as quickly as possible.

Consult with a Truck Accident Attorney

At Williams Hart, our truck accident attorneys will work with you to build an effective case against the driver who caused your accident in an effort to recover any and all damages you sustained. To discuss the particular circumstances of your accident with one of our truck accident attorneys, please call our offices at (800) 220-9341 to schedule a consultation.