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18-Wheelers Have a Much Different View of the Road than Passenger Vehicles

Drivers of commercial vehicles often hit the road in predawn hours. In many seasons, this is the time when groundlevel fog is thickest, and the risk of accidents increases.

Semi truck drivers also may fail to take into account that their higher vantage point makes them better able to see through road spray caused by highway driving during rainy conditions. This can cause a rear-end collision with passenger vehicles that have slowed appropriately based on the conditions.

If you are in an accident with a large truck, remember to document the full details of the circumstances. This may show that the semi truck driver failed to use proper precautions.

Contact an 18-Wheeler Truck Accident Lawyer with Our Firm

At Smith & Hassler, an experienced personal injury attorney will assist you or your loved one in your case. Call (713) 739-1250 for your free personal injury consultation today.

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