The 10 Most Common Causes of Tractor-Trailer Crashes in North Carolina

Negligence on the road can take on many forms.  Although the trucking industry is heavily regulated, crashes still happen.  There are many different reasons for car/truck crashes in North Carolina.  Here are the most common:





  1. Driver fatigue
  2. Speeding
  3. Substance abuse
  4. Improper Loading
  5. Cell phone use
  6. Tailgating
  7. Failure to adjust to weather conditions
  8. Aggressive driving
  9. Improper inspections
  10. Equipment defects

Truck accidents may have a higher chance of causing serious injuries or a fatality in comparison to car accidents.  Drive with caution on the highway. 

If you’ve been involved in a trucking accident then you need the services of a personal injury lawyer. Life cannot be reduced to mathematical formulas, but the deadly combination of massive volume and speed can produce great physical destruction and human tragedy. If you’ve been involved in a trucking tragedy, contact the truck accident attorneys at Fisher Stark P.A. to talk to a trucking accident lawyer today

We proudly serve all of the communities of Western North Carolina including Haywood County, Buncombe County, Henderson County, Madison County and Caldwell County.  Call today for a free consultation, 828.505.4300.

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