It is not always your legal responsibility to avoid a truck crash that occurs in a trucker's blind spot. In fact, it is not always possible for you to avoid such an accident. However, it is always in your best interest to try to avoid a Marietta truck accident and the injuries that may result.

Three Ways to Avoid Blind Spot Truck Crashes

You may be able to avoid a Marietta tractor trailer wreck in a truck driver's blind spot, or no zone, by:
  1. Making Sure You Can See the Driver's Face in His Side Mirrors. If you cannot see the trucker's face, then the trucker probably can't see you.
  2. Keeping a Safe Distance from All Trucks. Do not drive close to a truck. Allow a suitable distance on all sides of you. If you are having trouble maintaining a proper distance from a truck, then pull over and let the truck pass.
  3. Do Not Pass a Truck on the Right. Truckers are expecting you to pass on the left and may not see you on the right.

Call a Marietta Truck Attorney After an Accident

Sometimes your best efforts will not prevent a serious crash from occurring. If you have been hurt, or a loved one has been killed, in a Georgia tractor trailer accident, then it is important to call a Marietta truck accident attorney at 1.770.518.1133 for more information about your rights and potential damages. We also invite you to read our free e-book that you can download here: 4 Common Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Georgia Car or Truck Claim.

Read More About Georgia Blind Spot Truck Accidents in Our Free Library Article: How Blind Spots Cause Georgia Truck Crashes.
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