How to Avoid a Michigan Truck Accident
As summer winds down, and the fall months start rolling in, Goodwin and Scieszka wants to take the time to remind our followers of the importance of driving safely, but more importantly, driving safely around semi trucks, garbage trucks, and larger utility vehicles.
Remember, these vehicles have limited site due to their larger sizes. They likely can’t see you, especially if you are tailing them. Give greater distances than you would ordinarily give the smaller cars in front of you.
Look out for trucks that merge on the highway and can’t see you. It’s a scary feeling that we’ve all experienced, where you’re driving down the highway, there’s a truck to your right, and they start merging into you. Honk and get yourself out of that situation: either to the shoulder, speeding up to pass the truck, or breaking and letting them go in front of your car.
Remember, these trucks are generally driven by employees of the company, meaning that if you are injured in Detroit, Michigan as a result of a truck accident, then your recovery might be from the driver, but it is more likely going to come from the company that hired the driver. Why? Simply put, they generally have more money than the truck driver, and they employed the person driving and are therefore responsible.
So, remember, if you or someone in your family has been injured in Detroit, Michigan as a result of a truck, semi truck, or other type of larger utility vehicle, then contact our offices immediately. Our firm has been fighting automobile accidents in Detroit, Michigan and the Greater Metro Detroit Areas for over 30 years: places like Southfield, West Bloomfield, Flint, Dearborn, Macomb, and more.
You pay nothing until we either successfully litigate or settle your case. In an effort to reduce the very injuries that we defend, Goodwin and Scieszka, again, wants to remind you one last time to share Michigan’s roadways and respect other Michiganders. Stay tuned for more…