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Reasons for Tractor Trailer Rear End Accidents – SC NC Tractor Trailer Accident Attorneys

The most common type of tractor trailer accident is when the tractor trailer fails to stop and the tractor trailer rear ends another vehicle that may have slowed or stopped.  These accidents have a number of causes including:

  • The tractor trailer truck driver may have fallen asleep or have been drowsy, in which case the tractor trailer carrier may be liable if they did not follow regulations involving sleep
  • The tractor trailer may have been overweight, in which case the tractor trailer carrier or whatever loader may be liable
  • The tractor trailer’s brakes may have been negligently maintained
  • The tractor trailer may have been speeding

The Trucking Attorneys of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower

If you or someone you know has been injured or killed in a trucking accident, you need the help of a serious trucking attorney like those at Reeves, Aiken & Hightower.  Review our credentials, make sure we are right for you, and then call us at 877-374-5999, or contact us at this link, to schedule a free, private consultation.  We can help you evaluate your claim and get you the recovery you deserve.