It may sound not possible to collide with a large commercial vehicle and claim that you did not see it, but it is a very real and dangerous possibility. This is particularly true on dark roads and fast-moving roads, particularly thruways and interstates like I-40, I-25, and I-10. This is why federal regulations require that disabled commercial vehicles to take special precautions in having flashers, warning signs, and other devices to ensure that oncoming vehicles do not collide with unseen and disabled trucks. If you or a loved one were seriously injured, or if a loved one was wrongfully killed, please ask our Albuquerque trucking accident lawyers how we can help protect your rights.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regularly studies 18 wheeler crash trends. This includes common causes and common violations. This is how new regulations, guidelines, and training can be implemented to begin reducing the dangerous trends and increasing the safety trends. Relating to the most dangerous trends which frequently cause big rig wrecks, here are is a list of the most common factors that our New Mexico trucking accident lawyers want you to know.