What Are the Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents? David Cole / June 15, 2021 A large truck accident can easily alter the course of your life. If you or a loved one was the motorist in the smaller passenger vehicle, you may have received catastrophic physical injuries. You may also be the loved one of someone who was killed in an accident caused by a tractor-trailer driver. In all cases, you deserve compensation and justice if you were injured in an accident caused by someone else. If the truck accident that injured you or killed your loved one can be linked back to someone else’s negligence (the truck driver, the truck owner, the company responsible for running the operation), then you may have a case that can be resolved by our experienced attorney David Cole. Common examples of negligence that may have caused the truck accident include: Inadequately trained truck driverTruck driver under the influence of drugs or alcoholAn excessively fatigued truck driver (which can be brought on by unrealistic schedules or violations of hours-of-service rules)Careless or reckless operation of the tractor-trailer, including speeding, unsignaled lane changes, poor judgement, disobeying signs and signals, tailgating, etc.Improper hiring practices at the trucking companyInadequate driver training at the trucking companyPoor road designLack of runaway truck ramps in appropriate areasLack of signage for hazards affecting truck drivers It could be the truck driver, the owner, the municipality, or an entity responsible for the road, that is at-fault for causing the collision. It requires an experienced attorney to get to the bottom of the situation and demonstrate how the other party’s carelessness ultimately led to your injuries. Proving who caused the truck accident is not as easy as it may seem. Trucking companies typically have powerful insurance companies supporting them, but Mr. Cole does not back down to powerful opponents. He will tirelessly pursue the best possible outcome on your behalf. If you or a family member has been injured in a truck accident in New Hampshire, please call the Cole Law Office for a free consultation at 603-643-4500. Attorney David Cole can help you decide what to do next.