Fort Smith No-Zone Accident Attorneys
Due to the immense size of 18 wheeler trucks, these monstrous vehicles have many areas around the truck that provide no visibility to the driver. When a vehicle is present in these no-zones, the truck driver will not be able to see the vehicle at all, which can cause potential dangers when sudden driving maneuvers are necessary.
However, it is still the truck drivers responsibility to pay attention to whether there is a vehicle in his blind spot, and if there is a vehicle present, a driver is expected to take adequate safety precautions. It is unsurprising that a significant amount of truck accidents occur as a result of truck drivers failing to notice vehicles lingering in no-zones.
At McCutchen & Sexton – The Law Firm, our attorneys understand how devastating being a victim in a truck accident may be, their large
size and mass often lead to serious injuries and damages for all parties involved. We believe that no innocent victim should be forced to suffer the consequences of an accident they did not cause. Contact our office at (479) 783-0036 to learn more about how we may assist you in your no-zone accident case.
Where Are the No-Zones?
Some larger passenger vehicles already have sizable blind spots that make driving difficult, 18 wheeler truck’s no-zones are exponentially larger and proportionally more challenging. The actual size of the no-zone is dependent on many factors such as trailer length, height of cab, and mirror placement. No-zones can engulf a significant portion of a drivers total view and even the most experienced truck drivers often find it difficult to manage these no-zones. There are primarily four major no-zones that belong on every heavy haul truck, these typical zones include:
- Large area behind the truck
- Small area directly in front of truck
- Small area to the back left of the driver
- Large area behind the passenger seat
All drivers are warned to avoid these no-zones as a vehicle present in these no-zones face significantly increased likelihood of a truck accident.
Contact a No-Zone Accident Attorneys
If you or someone you love has been implicated in a no-zone truck accident, you may have many legal options to begin pursing compensation for your suffering. At McCutchen & Sexton – The Law Firm, our qualified lawyers are dedicated to helping innocent victims of no-zone accidents recover compensation for the damages they have incurred. Contact our office at (479) 783-0036 to speak with a member of our legal team today.