In 2017, California saw 361 large truck accident fatalities and 41 of those fatalities were right here in Los Angeles County. As truck crash attorneys know, when injuries in large truck accidents are not fatal, they are often severe and debilitating. In a continuing effort to keep our roadways safer, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration conducted a large truck crash causation study and compiled a top ten list of truck accident causes when the truck was at fault.
When large trucks are at fault in accidents, the ten most common causes are listed below.
Truck accidents can cause severe and life-changing injuries. If you have been involved in a truck accident, our attorneys at the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg are available to discuss your injuries and financial recovery options.