There are many different factors that can cause a trucking accident. Here are some of the most common causes of Texas trucking accidents:
Truck driver is fatigued or drowsy
Drug or alcohol impairment
Driver is distracted
Commercial vehicle regulations ban drivers from using mobile devices while driving. Doing so is considered a serious traffic violation and could lead to a CDL suspension.
Speeding or driving too fast for road conditions/inclement weather
When large trucks fail to secure their loads properly, motorists are put at an extreme danger. Contents from these trucks, including hazardous materials, could spill onto the roadways, causing serious accidents.
Improper turning or lane changing
Failure to maintain vehicle