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Trucking accidents often produce more disastrous injuries because of the size and weight discrepancies between commercial trucks and common passenger vehicles.
Large trucks and truck-trailer combos are unlike any other vehicles on the road. There are several reasons that these trucks present a special danger:
Accidents with big trucks cause more severe injuries simply because of the weight differences between a loaded big rig and a typical passenger vehicle. Also, an average semi truck takes more than twice the distance to stop when traveling at 55 mph as a typical passenger vehicle traveling the same speed.
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