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Undertrained Truck Drivers

The operation of an 18 wheeler is a complex and dangerous undertaking that requires a large amount of training and education to be able to manage safely and efficiently. Without this training, the trucker puts themselves and everyone else around them on the road at risk of an accident arising from their ignorance of protocol. Serious injuries can easily result when these large trucks collide with smaller vehicles.

If you have been injured in an accident with a negligent trucker, a skilled Green Bay car accident attorney from Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. may be able to demonstrate that the trucking company was liable for failing to train the driver, helping you recover full compensation for your medical expenses and any other damages associated with the accident. Call today at 800-242-2874 to learn more about your legal options.

Mistakes From a Lack of Training

Extensive certification is necessary for the operation of large commercial trucks in order to properly educate the driver on the particular abilities and limitations of their vehicle. Without the training necessary to safely operate a vehicle, mistakes such as the following can occur:

  • Inability to properly estimate braking distance
  • Errors in turning and maneuvering
  • Lack of ability to properly respond to emergencies
  • Improper load connection
  • Poor gear selection and manipulation

Any of these mistakes can contribute to a loss of control and serious accidents, putting drivers like you at risk of serious injury.

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If you have suffered an injury caused by the negligence of a truck driver, you are likely entitled to compensation for your medical expenses and other damages. Call the experienced Green Bay car accident lawyers at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 for a free consultation to discuss the details of your case.

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