Tractor trailer and trucking accidents can have devastating results. Specific trucking regulations and rules exist regarding this industry in an attempt to make these massive vehicles safer to be on the same roads as cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Trucking and tractor trailer accidents can occur for many different reasons, some of which include:
Drivers Who Fail To Take Mandatory Rest Breaks
Drivers Under The Influence Of Drugs Or Alcohol
Improperly Securing Cargo On Tractor Trailers
Trucking Companies Allowing Unqualified Drivers Behind The Wheel
Trucking and tractor trailer accidents happen throughout East Tennessee. Whether your accident or wreck happened on interstate I-81, I-40, I-26, I-75, 11-E, or another road or highway throughout East Tennessee, you need to act quickly. Critical information must be obtained and preserved as soon as possible. Information such as black box data, tire marks, and measurements on the roadway, accident debris, photographs of the scene, and witness statements are just to name a few. It may also be necessary to retain experts in accident reconstruction, roadway design, or other specialized experts who would be pertinent to your case.
If you, a family member or a friend, have been seriously injured or the victim of wrongful death as a result of a tractor trailer or trucking accident, contact The Law Office of Timothy M. Bunsic, to schedule a free consultation.