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Preserving Black Box Data After a Peachtree City Truck Accident

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Many types of evidence may be used in a Peachtree City truck accident case nowadays. A lawyer can help sort through which may be appropriate for your case after evaluating the circumstances surrounding it.  

Many devices are installed directly into the truck and monitor the driver’s every move. The driver’s patterns of movement, including speeding and braking, are key factors in determining liability in a truck accident case. 

However, time is of the essence after a truck accident, as some trucking companies may erase data from these black boxes in order to clear themselves of any wrongdoing. The black box contains information about every move the driver made while driving the truck. 

On a black box you can find information about: 

  • speed;
  • braking patterns;
  • driving time;
  • average RPM;
  • engine throttle; and
  • fuel consumption. 

It is important to consult a lawyer as soon as you can following a truck accident. Your attorney may reach a written agreement with the other party in order to obtain the black box data. The lawyer can also file a protective order to make sure the data is properly preserved. 

If you were involved in a truck accident, strive to collect as much evidence as possible to defend your case. Gaining access to the black box may help you recover damages after an accident. A Peachtree City truck accident lawyer at the Law Offices of Shane Smith will give your case the attention it deserves. Call today at (404) 513-5415 and ask about our free booklet, 10 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Georgia Wreck Case.

Category: Truck Accidents

Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia

2 Comments to "Preserving Black Box Data After a Peachtree City Truck Accident"

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Posted by guptil on July 4, 2013 at 04:45 PM
Your article has a lot of information.Proper use of car black box can improve the performance of drivers.However it should be ensured that information collected by is not used in wrong ways.Car black box
Posted by Car black box on October 6, 2012 at 05:54 AM

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