Commercial Truck Accidents: Catastrophic Damage and Injury When Compared to Private Cars
Most road accidents cause bodily injury or damage to property but road accidents involving large commercial trucks usually result in catastrophic deaths or injury. Commercial trucks are bigger than other vehicles, weighing at least 40 tons. They are longer, typically, 53 feet in length. They take up more road space and they need more time to turn or tocome to a complete stop. By its sheer size alone, an impact caused by acommercial truck would result in more damage than ordinary cars.