It is essential for all drivers to exercise their duty of care in order to lower the risk of vehicular accidents. Truck drivers are expected to be extra careful during their drives. Their semi-trucks are not only larger than the other cars on the road, but also heavier and harder to stop quickly. Should an accident occur, smaller cars may end up with more damage than the semi-truck, not to mention the potential for serious injury for passenger vehicle occupants. Here are a couple of common types of truck accidents so you can be prepared for your next drive. Accidents Caused by Passengers Even with their huge rigs, truckers may not be as intimidating on the roads as one might think. The most common truck accidents that occur happen due to passenger vehicle drivers, rather than trucker, negligence. To be negligent is to act in a reckless or careless manner….
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