In 2011 the Texas Department of Transportation reported that 122,777 of the 416,870 reported crashes that year took place in dark conditions. Nighttime driving is different from daylight driving and drivers should take extra caution when driving around large trucks at night.
If you find yourself driving around large trucks at night, remember these three important driving safety tips:
Remember that any reckless driving behaviors during the day can be even more dangerous at night. While you may be a cautious driver, not all truck drivers give the same attention to the road as you might. Therefore, it’s best to keep a safe distance and drive defensively no matter what the light conditions.
Attorney Julie Johnson helps victims of accidents no matter what time of day they occurred. Whether you’re just looking for answers to questions about filing a claim or if you’ve been denied a settlement after a truck accident, call to set up a consultation: 214-290-8001.