The entire process of being in a car accident is terrifying and intimidating. Trying to understand what happened and what to do next can seem overwhelming.
It seems like every year vehicles roll out with new features promising a safer ride for you and your passengers. What started with airbags and anti-lock brakes has turned into aids that buzz and beep to alert you to dangers.
Large trucks, like 18-wheelers, can weigh 20 or 30 times as much as passenger vehicles, which can affect the amount of force involved in a collision. With this in mind, it may not be a surprise that the occupants of passenger vehicles are more vulnerable than truck drivers when the two vehicles collide.