Winter Dangers for Semi-Trucks

Freeway SnowIcy roads, snow, and other winter weather conditions can make driving stressful for many drivers. These harsh weather conditions are known to be a factor in many winter automobile accidents, including those that involve semi-trucks.

Experienced semi-truck drivers know that they should exercise extreme caution and stop driving if weather conditions become extreme. All drivers should avoid driving during poor weather to reduce the risk of automobile accidents.

Winter weather conditions can cause head-on collisions, override accidents, jackknife accidents, rear-end accidents, rollovers, and other types of automobile accidents. Semi-trucks are harder to manage in inclement weather and can cause serious damage in the event of a collision.

Accidents involving semi-trucks can cause extensive damage. Semi-truck accidents can cause major injuries or death. These types of accidents also frequently close roads. They can also lead to multiple vehicle collisions.

Winter weather can make determining the cause of a semi-truck accident complicated. Was the semi-truck accident unavoidable due to the weather? Was it caused by driver negligence? Answering questions such as these requires the expertise of an experienced legal team.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a semi-truck accident, contact the Schuerman Law office today. Schuerman Law has been working with automobile accidents and personal injury claims for over 40 years. John Schuerman will compassionately advocate for injured individuals as well as their families while fighting for full compensation of their claims. Schuerman Law offers evening and weekend appointments in addition to home and hospital visits. Schedule a free consultation today by calling 1-800-274-0045.