Do you know what do to?
• Help everyone to a safe place assist the injured. DO NOT ADMIT FAULT.
As you don’t know the Low.
• Call 911 Request medical and fire assistance as necessary.
• For minor accidents and no serious injuries. move cars to side of the road and out of the way of oncoming traffic.
• Turn your hoard lights on and put out markers and flares as appropriate.
• Do not discuss the accident with anyone but the police.
• Get photographs of the vehicles and other objects involved, include skid marks, if any. and full views of the scene.
• Exchange information with all drivers involved in the accident
Injuries that occur during and accident
• Head and Brain Injuries
• Severe Burns
• Internal Bleeding
• Amputation Injuries
• Broken Bones
• Damage to Internal Organs
• Spinal Cord Injuries
• Other injuries to neck and back,
(whiplash, disc Herniation, etc.)
Common Causes of a Trucking Accident
- Distracted Driving
- Aggressive Driving/ Tailgating
- Running Red Lights or Stop Signs
- Failure to yield
- Failure to Use Signals
- Truck Driver Fatigue
- Impaired Truck Driving
- Improper Truck Maintenance
- Dangerous or Aggressive Cargo
- Driving without proper Training or the Required License
- Negligent Hiring of Dangerous or Unqualified Drivers
- Failure to Adapt to Weather and Road Conditions