Peach & Weathers
Free Consultations 909-494-2565
Your Legal Issue Is Important 909-494-2565
Areas & Topics

Were you hurt by a runaway trailer?

Tractor-trailers are enormous motor vehicles that are seen all over the freeways. They are extremely complicated to operate. It only takes a split second for a potentially devastating and catastrophic truck accident to occur.

A runaway trailer accident happens when the speed of the trailer does not match the speed of the truck that is hauling it. Oftentimes, the trailer may force the truck to veer out of control or the trailer can become detached from the truck, crashing into anything in its path.

Causes of runaway trailer accidents include:

· Overloaded trailers - making the trailer too heavy

· Brake failure - the trailer brakes fail to work in connection with the truck brakes

· Speeding - must drive according to weight of cargo inside

· Sudden turns - if the truck jackknifes

· Steep declines - the truck must slow down while descending in elevation

If you are the victim of a runaway truck accident, it is important to contact a San Bernardino Personal Injury attorney who has experience handling all types of trucking accidents and can give you the guidance you need at this time.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Contact

San Bernardino Office
788 N. Arrowhead Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92401

Phone: 909-494-2565
Fax: 909-885-9565
San Bernardino Law Office Map

Riverside Office
7095 Indiana Avenue
Suite 200
Riverside, CA 92506

Phone: 909-494-2565
Map & Directions

Avvo - Rate you Lawyer. Get Free Legal Advice.
Review Us