Dangerous Accident Involving a Tractor-Trailer

Some of the most dangerous accidents that happen involve tractor-trailers. On May 2, 2011, a man from Winder, GA, named Andrew Stevens, was identified as the individual killed in an accident involving an 18-wheeler. The collision happened on a Friday afternoon around 5:30 p.m. off of Georgia Highway 11. Stevens was driving a Ford Explorer and the tractor trailer was carrying heavy excavation equipment. Stevens was thrown from his Explorer and died at the scene.Winder Truck Fatal Accident

Were the brakes at proper operating temperature or overheated due to city or stop & go driving, defective parts at a wheel end, sticking valve(s), mountains or hills, overloading, overworked because of imbalance, lack of maintenance or improper use?

When a truck accident like this occurs, it is important to hire an attorney experienced with Trucking Rules and Regulations such as Kalka & Baer.

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