When it comes to operating a motor vehicle in traffic, it is generally advisable to remain a safe distance behind other vehicles in case traffic comes to a sudden halt. Those who choose to follow closely behind other vehicles are inherently less capable of reacting to a similar driving scenario. A recent car accident has claimed the life of a 51-year-old man after his vehicle was rear-ended in Washington.
With the substantial increase in size and weight of most commercial vehicles, drivers of tractor-trailers must use caution when approaching an intersection to prevent a potential catastrophe. Car accidents that take place under similar circumstances run the unfortunate risk of causing serious harm to those involved, and in some cases, these incidents may even prove fatal. Two individuals have died during a recent collision involving a tractor-trailer in Washington.