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Truck Driver on Drugs Accident Injury Claims Lawyer

When a truck driver is behind the wheel of a vehicle weighing up to 80,000 pounds, they need to be alert and engaged in handing that vehicle. Large trucks rarely are in small “fender-benders” if they collide with another vehicle. Their sheer size can total a passenger car and cause serious injuries and death in truck accidents, even at slow speeds. If a truck driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, he/she is putting everyone on the road with him in danger.

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is much less common with truck drivers than other drivers. If they are caught, they risk losing their commercial driving license and their job. Only 3% of truck drivers in fatal accidents in 2016 tested positive for a BAC greater than .08%. Whereas, passenger vehicle drivers tested positive 29% of the time in fatality accidents. While it is less common, any truck driver on drugs or alcohol is a danger to others on the road.

Were You Injured By a Truck Driver on Drugs?

In most circumstances, a truck driver involved in an injury or fatality accident will be subjected to drug or alcohol testing. If the driver works for a trucking company, their legal team will quickly be working to protect their financial interests. Anyone who has been injured in a large truck accident or lost a close family member in a trucking accident needs an experienced personal injury lawyer on their side. The truck driver and the company he/she works for will be doing everything they can to limit their liability in the accident. You need someone who will be uncovering the facts and fighting for your family and your right to compensation.

At the Law Office of Dwayne L. Brown, we care about our clients and work diligently to get them justice. If you have been a victim of an accident caused by a truck driver on drugs or alcohol, contact our office in Atlanta to schedule a free consultation. We will work tirelessly for your family and your rights to compensation for your injuries or loss.

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