Drivers on the road face the possibility of getting distracted nearly every time they get behind the wheel. People will talk on their cell phones, focus on changing the radio station, watch other drivers, eat, and/or send text messages. There are no excuses for driver distraction, especially from truck drivers.
Why Are Truck Drivers So Commonly Distracted?
Truck drivers are frequently on the road, driving products across the country. Unfortunately, drivers often times get bored lose focus on the road, leading to traumatic or catastrophic wrecks.
Some common truck driver distractions are:
- Texting while driving
- Talking on a cell phone
- Falling asleep at the wheel
- Truck driver fatigue
- Distractions from internal communication devices
Do I Need A Truck Wreck Attorney in Dallas?
If you have been injured in a wreck caused by a negligent truck driver, consider seeking assistance from a lawyer. A lawyer will be able to provide an objective opinion about your claim and help educate you about the available resources. At our firm, you will work directly with your attorney at all points throughout your case. Your attorney will listen to your concerns and work toward a resolution that is in your best interest. Sommerman, McCaffity & Quesada, L.L.P. is ready to stand by your side and help you get the compensation you deserve.