There are commercial trucks on the highways and roads around Austin at any time of the year, but this number can increase significantly during the holidays due to all of the additional online orders and deliveries. Not only do more trucks have to deliver goods to stock the shelves of retail stores, but they also are making deliveries to homes around the city and throughout Texas.
If you get injured in a truck crash during this hectic delivery season, speak with an Austin truck accident lawyer about a possible injury case.
We tend to think of trucks as driving mostly on the interstate highways, as they are making deliveries across the country in many situations. Trucks can be particularly dangerous on the highways, as the speed limit is so much higher, and a faster-moving truck can often cause additional damage and injuries.
Trucks can crash in different ways on the highway, including:
Any of these common highway truck accidents can result in life-changing injuries.
We see more and more delivery trucks in our neighborhoods, which might range from smaller vans to box trucks to full-sized semi-trucks. Residential areas also present the risk of other types of accidents with trucks, including when a truck driver hits a pedestrian or someone riding a scooter or bicycle. Even though the speed limits are much lower in most neighborhoods than on the highway, these crashes can still cause serious injuries and losses for victims.
Truck accident claims are often complicated, as there are different parties that might share liability for your injuries and losses. These parties might include:
The best way to know who should be liable for your truck crash and injuries is to set up a free case assessment with Terry & Kelly Injury Lawyers. Contact us to learn more about how our Austin truck accident lawyers can help you.
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