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Why do Ohio truck accidents happen?

If you spend any time driving through the state of Ohio, you know you will be sharing the road with plenty of trucks. While there is nothing wrong with this, it is important to realize that truckers are involved in thousands of accidents nationwide every year.

From tractor trailers to tankers, you must be aware of these vehicles at all times.

There are situations in which the driver of a passenger vehicle causes an accident. There are also times when a trucker is responsible for the crash. Here are some of the most common causes of truck accidents:

-- Truck driver error. This includes everything from driving too fast to running a traffic signal. If a trucker makes an error, this increases the chance of an accident.

-- Trucking company policy. Many trucking companies push their drivers to the limit. As a result, truckers drive at an excessive speed and do not rest nearly as much as they should. Instead, they care about nothing more than meeting the deadline that was placed on the job.

-- Equipment malfunction. There are times when a truck malfunctions, meaning that the vehicle does not operate in the appropriate manner. If this happens, the end result can be an accident that causes injury or death.

As you drive down the road, pay close attention to other vehicles, especially trucks. The details above show that there are many causes of truck accidents.

If individuals are injured by negligent truckers, they may want to speak with personal injury attorneys about any legal steps they can take.

Source: Stop Unsafe Trucks, "Common Causes of Truck Accidents" accessed Feb. 10, 2015

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