Large Trucks and “No Zones”
All vehicles have blind spots, or areas around the vehicle which cannot be viewed through the rear-facing mirrors. In large commercial trucks, these blind spots are significantly larger and obscure large portions of the road around the truck. While truck drivers are specially trained to be aware of their surroundings despite these limitations, a mistake can easily lead to a serious accident putting other drivers on the road at serious risk of injury.
If you have been injured in a car accident caused by a negligent truck driver failing to notice you or another vehicle in their blind spots, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses and other damages. For more information regarding your legal rights after a wreck, contact the experienced Racine truck accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C., at 800-242-2874.
No Zone Locations
Although it is entirely the trucker’s responsibility to be aware of the traffic and roadway conditions around them, it is still useful for you to be mindful of where the no zones are likely to be located:
- Directly behind the truck
- Immediately alongside and behind the cab
- Directly in front of the truck
Regrettably, even if you were attempting to promptly move through a truck’s no zone, it may have been enough time for a negligent truck driver to cause a crash. We can help you to hold them accountable for the harm that you have suffered.
At Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C., our Racine truck accident lawyers are dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of those who have been hurt by negligent truck drivers. Contact us by calling 800-242-2874 today.