Large commercial truck accidents involving poor maintenance can result in serious injuries. Faulty maintenance is a common cause of truck accidents across the country. Both the driver and the trucking company are required to check their vehicles for faulty parts and potential hazards. The failure to properly maintain a commercial truck can result in serious and even fatal crashes.
Common Truck Maintenance Problems
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires all truck drivers regularly inspect their vehicles every time they set off for a destination. If a truck driver fails to conduct regular inspections or neglects to perform the maintenance necessary to address any issues uncovered during inspections, he or she may be held accountable for injuries or deaths that result from a maintenance related crash. Continue reading →