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Unsafe Trucking Industry Practices Can Cause Serious Injuries

By Butler Prather LLP on May 15, 2023

A commercial truck, especially one loaded with cargo, can weigh tens of thousands of pounds.  When a commercial truck crashes into pedestrians, motorcycles, or regular passenger vehicles, devastating injuries and fatalities can result.

To keep everybody safe on the road, commercial trucks should only be operated by mature, experienced, and well-trained drivers. Unfortunately, trucking companies regularly hire drivers who should not be behind the wheel and/or fail to properly train or manage the drivers that they put on the road.

After a commercial truck wreck, an investigation may reveal that the trucking company hired a driver who has been involved in numerous wrecks or repeatedly violated the rules of the road. An investigation may also uncover violations of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations that trucking companies are required to follow.

Unsafe truck drivers and the companies that hire them must be held accountable for the harm they cause. Butler Prather LLP has obtained record-breaking results for clients injured in truck accidents. We have years of experience and a history of success litigating against trucking companies.

If you were injured in a truck accident, call us at (706) 322-1990 to learn more today.

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