Q: How Big a Problem are Truck Accidents in Georgia?
A:The latest statistics from the Georgia Department of Transportation indicate that in one out of every six motor vehicle fatalities in the state involves a large truck.* From 2000 - 2006, the number of crashes involving large trucks increased significantly. People in smaller vehicles, such as cars, are more likely to die in crashes with large trucks than drivers and occupants of the large trucks.
Of course, statistics only tell part of the story. For each person who is injured and for each person who mourns the loss of a loved one, the problem of Atlanta trucking accidents and tractor trailer wrecks are often insurmountable.
In just an instant, lives are changed and the problems and pain that are created often cannot be overestimated.
If you have been hurt, or if you have lost a loved one, in a Georgia truck crash, then you know how big a problem truck accidents are in Georgia. Our experienced Atlanta truck accident lawyers want to help you solve your problems. Please call us today at 1.770.518.1133 to speak with an Atlanta truck accident attorney and please read our FREE book: 4 Common Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Georgia Car or Truck Claim.
*Source: Georgia Department of Transportation, Crash Analysis, Statistics & Information Notebook 2008