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Truck Accidents

Accidents with commercial trucks are very different than your typical car accident
cases. Commercial trucks have to abide by a very specific set of laws and rules.
Collins Law Firm LLC has experience dealing with commercial trucking rules and
regulations and knows how exactly to get the best result for clients injured in
truck accident cases. Truck accident cases require sophisticated representation
with a deep knowledge of the trucking industry – that’s exactly what you’ll get
from Collins Law Firm LLC!

Why Do Truck Accidents Occur? The Top Ten List:
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), is the governing
agency involved with regulating and monitoring the safety of the commercial
trucking industry. The FMCSA has come with data that shows the top 10
reasons truck accidents occur. The Top 10 reasons are provided below:

  • Brake issues
  • Traffic flow problems (congestion, bottlenecking from other crash)
  • Prescription drug use of truckers
  • Traveling too fast for conditions
  • Unfamiliarity with roadway
  • Roadway problems
  • Required to stop before crash (for stoplight, conditions requiring
  • Over-the-counter drug use
  • Poor lookout of the road conditions
  • Driver Fatigue