How Can I Avoid Being in a Truck Accident?
Here are some helpful suggestions designed to keep drivers safe on Georgia roadways.
- Avoid blind spots. The large size of a truck reduces the driver’s visibility of other cars, trucks and motorcycles
- Prepare for tire blowouts. Keep a good distance between you and a truck in case it has a tire blowout
- Signal far in advance before turning. Make use of a turn signal well in advance or turning or changing lanes, trucks take longer to slow down when braking
- Drive carefully in inclement weather. A dangerous effect on any vehicle, bad weather reduces visibility and navigation
The average tractor-trailer can weigh approximately 25 times more than the average car. Simply due to the size alone, a tractor-trailer can easily cause serious injuries and/or fatalities in a motor vehicle crash. Our truck accident lawyers know the dangers associated with driving on the roads with tractor-trailers. By practicing safe and defensive driving habits, you might be able to reduce your risk of being involved in a crash. Sometimes, through no fault of your own, you are in a serious accident. Should this happen to you or someone you love, contact Kalka & Baer LLC.