Truck Wrecks in Georgia
Tractor trailers are a common site on roadways, especially on busy highways throughout the state of Georgia. While professional drivers are required to have extensive training, experience and specific licenses to drive these massive vehicles, they are still subject to making mistakes on the road that can lead to wrecks, serious injuries and even death.
Causes of Tractor Trailer Wrecks
A wreck involving tractor trailers and passenger vehicles can be caused by a number of factors, including:
- Driver fatigue
- Improper maneuvering
- Bad tires
- Equipment failure
- Lack of driver training
- Overweight or overloaded cargo
Because of the weight and size disparity between tractor trailers and non-commercial vehicles, the damages that can result from a wreck can be extremely serious and may include:
- Back and neck injuries
- Brain and head injuries
- Loss of member/limb
Advocates After an Accident
If you or a loved one has been in a wreck with a tractor trailer, it is important that you seek the legal assistance of an experienced Georgia car wreck attorney as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected.