Danville Inadequate Truck Driver Training Attorneys
There are approximately 3.5 million truck drivers in the United States who, together, are responsible for the transportation of over $670 billion worth of merchandise and goods throughout the country. The industry has been steadily growing for the past 10 years. As the industry grows, there is an enormous demand for truck drivers. Some trucking companies, in an effort to keep up with that demand, ignore certain rules and regulations regarding training procedures for new drivers. Negligence in this area is not harmless. Trucks are dangerous and difficult to maneuver, and only experienced and adequately trained drivers should be behind the wheel of one.
If you or someone you love has been harmed in a trucking accident that was caused by the driver, it may be possible to prove that the trucking company failed to provide proper training. Contact the Danville truck accident attorneys of Spiros Law, P.C., at (217) 443-4343 to begin learning about your legal rights and options.
When truck drivers do not receive sufficient training, truck accidents are inevitable. There are standards established for this, and a trucking company should ensure that a driver has met the following before allowing them to start working:
- Is properly licensed to drive trucks
- Has finished the required number of training hours
- Has done some on-the-job training through the company
A trucking company should be held accountable for the consequences of its failure to provide a truck with sufficient training before releasing commercial trucks to them.
Do not hesitate to seek legal counsel and representation when you have been the victim of a truck accident that would likely have been prevented if a truck driver had been adequately trained. Contact Danville truck accident lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., by calling (217) 443-4343 today to explore your legal options when you have been hurt due to trucking company negligence.