Spillage of Contents by Big Trucks: Danger and Liability
Due to the number of trucks on the road hauling 71 percent of all freight in the United States and around Roseville, spillage of contents becomes a problem affecting our safety. Truck drivers and shippers are required to make sure that their cargo is securely loaded and distributed properly. If this does not happen, the load can shift during transport, causing a catastrophic accident. In addition, some of the cargo is hazardous, adding to the problem. The number of cargo spills has grown tremendously since 2001, increasing by 40 percent, according to the American Automobile Association. Let’s take a look at spillage of contents, who is liable if an accident occurs and how an attorney can help.