Common Causes of Double-Trailer and Tandem Trailer Trucking Accidents on New Mexico Interstates
All large commercial trucks are dangerous vehicles on the roadways, particularly the interstates such as I-40, I-25, and I-10. But double trailer or tandem trailer trucks are even more dangerous and more likely to be deadly in New Mexico trucking accidents. Here are the Mark Caruso, we have handled many double trailer and tandem trailer trucking accidents which have caused the wrongful death of a victim.
If you or a loved one have been injured or killed in a double-trailer or tandem trailer trucking accident, call our experienced New Mexico trucking accident attorneys today by dialing (505) 883-5000. We offer a FREE consultation to learn how we can protect your rights to compensation and we only get paid if we win your case.
Common Causes of Double Trailer or Tandem Trailer Trucking Accidents
While most single trailer trucks are between approximately 28 and 40 feet long, a second trailer usually adds approximately another 28 feet. This is joined in the back of the first trailer by a junction and connection. There is a small gap between the two trailers. The purpose of the two trailers is to be able to transport significantly more goods in a single delivery, thus saving the trucking company time and money.
Because of this additional trailer, size and weight are contributing factors to why double trailer and tandem trailer trucks are involved in more accidents. This includes a significantly higher chance of a wrongful death. Some of the most common causes include the following:
Double Trailers and Tandem Trailers KILL: Call an Experienced New Mexico Trucking Accident Attorney to Learn How to Protect Your Rights
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