How many times have you driven through Kansas City and found yourself next to a semi-truck? Probably more times than you are comfortable with. While it is often difficult to avoid sharing the road with a semi-truck, there are things you can do to increase your safety. While truck drivers generally have training in operating such a large cargo vehicle, it does not make all of them safe drivers. Many of them often speed to keep ahead of delivery deadlines. Some also skimp on sleep which leads to driver fatigue. The most common causes of truck accidents, you can decrease your risk of a wreck. Unfortunately, it is sometimes impossible to avoid every accident.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury due to an accident with a semi-truck, contact a Kansas City truck accident attorney at Peddicord & Townsend, LLC.