If you are just starting out in the trucking industry or have been working for a company in Mississippi for a few months now, it is important for you understand that driving a large truck isn’t always the easiest of jobs, even if you are the only vehicle traveling on a long stretch of road for an extended period of time. Operating a truck, whether it is a box truck or a big rig, isn’t the same as driving a small passenger vehicle car although you can implement some of the same safety measures in both types of vehicles to help avoid an accident.
The fact is, there are certain habits you want to implement as a truck driver and things you also want to avoid. But, being that you are new to the industry, you may not be aware of what all of these are. In an effort to help keep you safe while you are out working and operating your truck, below are a few of the things truck drivers should always do.
Truck drivers should always:
[Source: JRC Transportation Inc.].
Now, despite your efforts to help prevent an accident, not always can one be avoided. And if you have recently been involved in a truck collision in Jackson, MS and haven’t spoken with a truck accident attorney, now would be a good time to call the Heilman Law Group, PA. We can assess your accident, determine how much your injuries are worth, and help you recover this amount. Now is the time when you should be focusing on recovering, not having to make calls to your insurance company or even your employer’s insurance carrier so that your claim gets filed and you are properly compensated. If you would like to receive a free consultation so that we can discuss your recent incident in depth, you can visit us or call us at:
4266 I-55 North, Suite 106
Jackson, MS 39211