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Did Poor Tire Maintenance Cause Your Georgia Truck Accident Injuries?

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New tires can be expensive, especially large tires for tractor trailer trucks. Because the cost of new tires and preventative care adds up quickly, trucking companies often delay maintenance and purchasing new tires in order to make their dollar stretch further. Sadly, this action can lead to tire blowouts.

When a truck driver or trucking company fails to properly maintain a semi-truck, a tire blowout trucking accident in Georgia or nationwide can occur, resulting in serious injuries including:

  • Broken bones
  • Broken ribs
  • Herniated disc injury
  • Femur fracture
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Head trauma
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Paralysis
  • Death

Because serious injuries are usually the outcome of tire blowouts, truck drivers and trucking companies need to ensure that their trucks are safe by performing the following truck tire maintenance, including:

  • Inspecting tires frequently for cracks
  • Inflating tires to the proper air pressure
  • Replacing tires when they get old
  • Rotating tires for the best tire wear
  • Not exceeding the load limits

Sadly, lack of tire maintenance has caused many trucking wrecks on Georgia highways. If you have suffered injuries in a crash caused by an 18-wheeler, you need to speak with a knowledgeable Norcross trucking accident attorney to find out more about your rights. The trucking company, truck driver, or even the tire manufacturer may be liable for your damages. To find out more, call the Law Offices of Shane Smith at 770.487.8999 for a free case consultation today.

Category: Truck Accidents

Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia

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