When the Arkansas attorneys at the Law Offices of Alan LeVar represent clients in truck accident cases, the reality is that these crashes involve a variety of vehicles.
In truth, when we talk about truck accidents, we’re talking about collisions that might involve any or several of the following types of commercial vehicles:
- School buses
- Tractor Trailers
- Cargo and Freight Vehicles
- Cement Trucks
- Fire Trucks
- Garbage Trucks
- Big Rigs
Here are three overall truck accident trends in the United States as reported by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration:
- Truck Accident Trend No. 1: In 2013, 4,186 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes, a 3-percent increase from 2012.
- Truck Accident Trend No. 2: The number of buses involved in fatal crashes increased between 2012 and 2013 from 253 to 280, an uptick of 11 percent.
- Truck Accident Trend No. 3: The number of large trucks involved in property damage only crashes increased by 5 percent from 2012 to 2013.
If you or a loved one is hurt in a collision with a truck in Arkansas, you need to speak to an experienced truck accident lawyer about your case. Please call the Law Offices of Alan LeVar at (888) 220-7068 today for a free consultation.