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What are the most common reasons for big rig or commercial truck accidents?

Some of the more common contributing factors, or common causes of truck accidents include:

  • Distracted driving
  • Improperly loaded cargo
  • Insufficient/infrequent maintenance
  • Thin tires
  • Shoddy inspections
  • Driver fatigue
  • Speeding
  • DUI by alcohol or drugs
  • Failing to obey traffic regulations
  • Poor weather
  • Lack of training
  • Lack of proper driver safety programs

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