In an accident involving motor carriers that are semi's there are some things that are important in determining fault in a collision which is typical and applicable in the event of a collision. This is in many cases determined by law enforcement because the accidents involving semis are often times more dangerous, costly and cause more damage to other drivers not to mention the effect it has on the roads and traffic.
Evidence is collected, witness statements so that fault can be determined, whether by law enforcement or by a legal proceeding. Because determining fault is done on an external basis, meaning done by these outside organizations, these individuals such as policemen or others will determine if there was anything that could be done in the case of an accident.
Employers will use their findings and expertise to find out of there was anything that could have plausibly done in corrective actions to prevent the accident, with additional training and through even disciplinary actions might be warranted in some cases that are difficult to determine.
We get different types of areas to consider whether a crash was actually preventable. With several booklets and training we are able to aid in this process.
How to determine if striking another vehicle from behind is actually preventable.
Striking another vehicle in rear is preventable if:
Struck in rear by other vehicle non-preventable if:
Information provided by Burkholz Insurance Agency, For more information on how to prevent accidents in the future or what proceedings need to be done in the event of an accident contact an agent here.
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