Collisions happen. From a minor fender bender to a full-on collision, roads seem to be more and more dangerous every day. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA), truck accidents have increased by 20% over the past two decades.
Commercial truck drivers are generally considered above-average drivers because of their extensive training, but no one is exempt from the hazards of being on the road. Below we have outlined a few of the most common factors that contribute to accidents involving commercial vehicles.