In major metropolitan areas such as Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio garbage trucks and dump trucks injure and kill more pedestrians per mile traveled than any other vehicle. Garbage trucks have real safety issues in blind spots on the side and rear of the truck.
Many wrongful death truck accidents have occurred when children and even adults have been run over by dump trucks. Because garbage trucks spend the majority of their roadway miles in neighborhoods and given the problems with visibility/blind spots is a real problem for Texas.
With each commercial vehicle comes unique rules and garbage trucks are no exception. It is important if you are loved one has been injured in a garbage truck accident that the attorney you select is familiar with the rules and regulations applicable to garbage trucks and drivers.
Contact us today to speak to Mr. Baumgartner about a Houston garbage truck accident. There is no obligation and no cost for the consultation.