The trucking industry has always been an important part of the U.S. business infrastructure. Whether its transporting goods to consumers or equipment to job sites, truckers are a vital component in noation's industrdial growth. Unfortunately, since a trucker's job is mostly on the road even when bad weather hits, they are significantly more likely to be involved in accidents, in some situations, even a fatal one.
Most people in California are well aware that driving a vehicle while intoxicated is illegal. In recent decades, the laws against drunk driving have become stronger with penalties seemingly quite severe. Changes in society, such as the prevalence of ridesharing options, make it easier than ever before to find alternatives to driving after consuming alcohol. These facts, however, seem to be unable to make the level of change in people's behavior that is really needed.
Almost no one takes to Fremont's roads intending to cause a car accident; on the contrary, most take their individual charge to drive safely in order to protect those on the road around them very seriously. Yet intent does not necessarily have to be present in order to assign liability in a car accident. Indeed, most collisions are just that: accidents. However, the responsible party typically must shoulder the blame when it comes to covering the expenses of those affected by an accident (regardless of whether or not their fault was due to recklessness, negligence or mere circumstance).