December 27, 2013
There are thousands of commercial tractor trailers registered to operate in the state of New York. Unfortunately, these trucks are too often involved in collisions with other vehicles that result in injuries and fatalities. In fact, data indicates that last year alone, more than 3,500 motorists suffered a Truck Accident Injury, while another 83 individuals lost their lives in such crashes.
The disturbingly high number of these accidents leaves many citizens curious as to what the most common causes of these collisions are. The New York Department of Motor Vehicles reports the top three contributing factors to New York tractor-trailer accidents last year include:
The William Mattar Law Offices’ team of Personal Injury Lawyers suggests anyone who has been harmed in a truck accident involving one of these contributing factors discuss their legal rights with an attorney immediately.