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Injured in a Truck Accident?

Failure to Properly Maintain Vehicles

Experienced Truck Accident Attorney in Durham

Trucks travel long distances and tend to require constant maintenance to ensure its mechanical components are functioning properly. Unfortunately, not all carriers or truck drivers provide the maintenance trucks need to prevent malfunctions, such as tire blowouts, faulty trailer hitches, and malfunctioning brakes, all of which could lead to devastating and catastrophic accidents.

Contact Strickland at (919) 701-8132 to get started on your case! He is committed to helping survivors of truck accidents secure the compensation they deserve.

Truck Maintenance Regulations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulates the commercial trucking industry, including maintenance. Truckers are required to perform their own inspection prior to driving to ensure the truck is in safe operating condition and, if the vehicle has any defects, the trucker must get it properly repaired. If an accident occurs, the trucking company would be held liable.

Some of the maintenance duties that are commonly ignored include:

  • Brake and pad checks
  • Tire checks
  • Trailer control system checks
  • Fluid level check
  • Operating lights check

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If you or a loved one was injured in a truck accident caused by a failure to maintain the vehicle, turn to Don Strickland. He has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. He will investigate all evidence and put an effective strategy together to ensure you have the best chance at obtaining compensation for your pain and suffering. With over 35 years of experience, you can rest assured your case will be in good hands.

Contact The Law Office of Donald R Strickland online or at (919) 701-8132 to schedule a free, initial consultation.

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