Truck Accident Lawyer New Mexico
Albuquerque Truck Accident Lawyer
Injured in a Truck Accident in New Mexico? You Have Rights.
Life in New Mexico
New Mexico offers residents and visitors a unique lifestyle, with a blend of several cultures, including Spanish, Mexican, and Native American. The natural beauty, laid-back, friendly culture, and affordability have brought floods of individuals and families who want a superior quality of life, with endless areas to explore and enjoy, including those created by nature, such as Carlsbad Caverns, Taos Gorge, Shiprock rock formations, and countless stunning locations throughout the state. Visitors and residents flock to the many fascinating and unusual historical sites, such as the Gila cliff dwellings, Acoma Pueblo, Taos Pueblo, and many more.
Truck Accidents – a Problem in the State.
The state is crisscrossed by truck routes which are heavily traveled including interstates I-10, I-25, and I-40. I-40 is among the most dangerous roadways in the state, and the location of many serious or fatal truck accidents. Highway 550 has been dubbed “The Death Highway,” and is a close second to the notorious dangers of highway I-40. Highway 285 is heavily traveled by large heavy trucks serving the oil and gas business in southeastern New Mexico and into Texas.
If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or died in a truck accident in New Mexico, contact Raymon Law Group at (505) 675-2988 immediately to speak with us.
Federal Trucking Regulations – Are They Working?
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issues trucking regulations that cover every aspect of operating a large commercial truck, from hours of service to special training requirements, to record-keeping, and restrictions and regulations regarding transportation of hazardous materials to name a few. While these rules were established to reduce the risks to the public at large, truck drivers and trucking firms may cut corners, fail to inspect, repair, and maintain vehicles, or pressure drivers to deliver a load more quickly, and violate hours of service regulations.
Common Causes of Truck Accidents in New Mexico
Some of the most common causes of the staggering numbers of truck accidents occurring every day in New Mexico include: