Indiana Distracted Truck Driver Attorneys

Distracted driving is a top danger behind the wheel of a big truck. About 8 out of 10 truck crashes involve some amount of truck driver distraction either right before or during the accident.

Distracted truck drivers in Indiana pose an very real risk on the highways. Distracted truck drivers include any driver that has taken their eyes off the road or hands off of the wheel. Distractions such as the radio, CB, GPS, or even cell phone, can create a serious threat to the safety of others on the highway. Some more common distractions include:

  • Looking at maps
  • Texting or posting on the internet
  • Watching TV or videos in the truck
  • Answer cell phone calls or dialing the phone
  • Eating or drinking while driving
  • Talking to truck passengers
T ruck drivers are particularly susceptible to distracted driving given the long hours that they work and the tedious nature of driving. Truck drivers may distract themselves in an attempt to stay awake and interested in driving. Since driving is boring, and repetitive, truck drivers must stay vigilant and focused.