Truck crash cases are very different than car accident cases. This is true for several reasons. Commercial trucks can cause much more physical damage. Commercial trucks also operate and maneuver differently than cars. Face it — that truck is much heavier and bigger than your car.
The differences don’t stop with weight, size and maneuverability. Commercial truck drivers often feel pressure to drive long miles for long hours to make deliveries. Truck driver fatigue is a major safety issue. So is truck driver health. I’ve written previously about both of these serious safety issues affecting highway safety.
Don’t forget, trucking companies and their drivers are also subject to specific safety regulations. We could discuss these differences over many blog posts. Here, I want to discuss briefly just one. That is — The Rapid Response Team!