Texas has the dubious distinction of having more fatal truck wrecks than other states. This infographic by famous truck accident attorney covers the most common causes of truck wrecks and when and where 18-wheeler crashes usually happen.
Also, cited are the increases in collisions with big rigs and about the vehicles themselves. As well as the most dangerous month for trucking accidents is October and the least number of fatal accidents occur in January.
One cause of trucking collisions is the violation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations by the driver or the motor carrier. Leading violations include driving over the number of hours a big rig driver is allowed on a daily basis and improper compliance with mandatory inspections.
Finally, this infographic by Baumgartner Law Firm covers some critical steps to take after being involved in a crash with a semi-truck, how to find fault in a truck wreck and damages that may be available to trucking accident victims in the state of Texas.