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Truck Accidents as a Result of Oversized Load

Oversized Load Truck Accidents in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio

Despite safety regulations, large trucks do sometimes carry oversized loads that can cause an accident. If you have been involved in an accident due to a truck’s oversized load, the experienced attorneys at Isaacs & Isaacs can help. Our offices in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana are available around the clock at 800-800-8888 to review your case and answer all your questions.

Why the hurry to call? There are multiple reasons, including:

  • Disappearance of pertinent records and evidence
  • Eyewitnesses may have foggy memories or relocate
  • The Statute of Limitations clock starts running

What Is an Oversized Load?

An oversized load is one that may be too long, too heavy or too wide to fit within normal parameters. It may be a house that is being moved, a piece of heavy machinery, enormous pieces of conduit or anything else. The one thing an oversized load does is take up a larger than average amount of space when traveling down the road.

Are There Special Regulations for an Oversized Load?

Special permits are required for any oversized load. These are issued by the state or multiple states the truck will be passing through. Oversized loads also require flag cars as escorts in front and back of the truck. These flag cars are also responsible to ensure that vehicles do not try to pass in areas that may be too narrow to pass the truck safely.

If you’ve been involved in an accident caused by an oversized load, you want legal representation with experience. Isaacs & Isaacs has a track record of settling or winning 99 percent of their cases and fights hard to uphold your right to compensation for your injuries. If you have suffered an injury due to an overloaded truck accident, call us for a free consultation and to have your questions answered.