Truck Accidents: Most Common Causes
August 22, 2018 - Car Accidents
A fully loaded semi-truck can be more than 70 feet long and weigh more than 80,000 pounds. Given the size of such massive machines, they can cause catastrophic injuries and fatalities when they’re involved in crashes. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were 242 truck accident fatalities in Houston in 2017. An estimated 1,290 other people suffered serious injuries. Another 7,472 suffered injuries that were less serious. Here are some of the most common causes of those accidents in Texas.
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