One of the most serious types of motor vehicle accidents is when large trucks collide with passenger vehicles. While semitrucks are vital to our economy, they are also inherently dangerous to people like you. Tractor-trailers can weigh 30 times as much as cars and take 40 percent more distance to stop. The vast majority of deaths in commercial truck accidents are occupants of passenger vehicles.
Many truck collisions occur due to the negligence of truck drivers. Here are some dangerous factors and behaviors that may contribute to large truck wrecks.