Truck driver error refers to certain mistakes or poor driving behaviors committed by a truck operator on the road. As they are in control of such a massive vehicle, truck drivers have an increased responsibility to drive safely, as an accident could result in devastating injury and property destruction to others. When truck drivers make errors on the road that result in accidents, they are liable for any associated medical costs and other expenses. A truck accident resource center can help direct victims of truck driver error to an attorney who may help them hold the negligent driver responsible.
Truck driver errors can take a number of forms, but some are more common than others. For instance, the following are rather common and dangerous examples of driver error:
Each of these actions could be considered negligent and can certainly threaten the safety of you or anyone else on the road. If you experienced an injury and its associated costs after a truck driver hit you, then you may need to locate a truck accident resource center to better understand your legal options.
If you or someone you care about has been seriously injured in a truck accident, the driver of the truck may owe you financial compensation. You can find out more about your legal options, as well as seek emotional support through a truck accident resource center. The legal team of Williams Hart is dedicated to representing truck accident victims, and we may be able to advocate for your rights and interests. Speak with a knowledgeable representative about your needs by calling (800) 220-9341 today, or filling out the form at the top of this page.