In Los Angeles and San Diego, it’s common to drive next to large trucks when traveling on the highways. These vehicles pose an obvious danger to the smaller cars around them. For this reason, accidents in which a large truck collides with a car often will result in serious injuries to those in the smaller vehicle. If you’re in this situation, it’s important to understand how to protect your right for just compensation. At Rostam Law, our team of experienced truck accident lawyers in Los Angeles and San Diego will help you through the entire process so you can focus on your recovery.
Sometimes accidents are simply unavoidable. You’ve been carefully paying attention to the vehicles around you, obeying all of the traffic rules, and maintaining a safe speed, but are still rear-ended by a distracted truck driver at a stoplight.
Here are a few signs to watch for that can help you steer clear of a truck accident:
- Trucks that are swerving in and out of their lane
- Drivers that change lanes without signaling and for no clear reason
- Trucks that are driving significantly above or below the speed limit
- Drivers that exhibit signs of road rage
- Trucks that break suddenly
Although there are many unavoidable and unpredictable reasons that truck accidents can happen, often these accidents are caused by truck drivers who should not be on the road. These are all signs of a dangerous, inexperienced, or fatigued truck driver.
When you’re dealing with the aftermath of a truck accident, it can be difficult to know the correct way to proceed. Contact us today so we can set up a time to discuss the details of your specific situation. You can reach our Los Angeles or San Diego truck accident attorneys at 888.416.5006 to schedule a free initial appointment.