Truck accident law firms in Illinois are sadly all too familiar with the tragically high number of tractor trailer truck accidents that result in serious injuries or fatalities in the state. In fact, the number of fatality crashes involving large trucks in Illinois has been steadily rising in the last few years with 142 occurring in 2013 alone. Unfortunately, when large truck accidents happen, they often result in serious and sometimes disabling injuries, significant property damage and even death.
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Accidents that involve large trucks are a bigger problem than many people realize.
The good news, however, is that there are a few things Illinois drivers can do to help stay safe as they share the roads with truckers.