Truck and Delivery Drivers

Drivers of commercial transport and delivery work in the nation’s deadliest workplace, the roads and highways that they drive on. While they are some of the best driver’s on the road they encounter many hazards beyond their control. Commercial transporters are commonly injured in many ways including the loading process due to negligent operation of heavy machinery, or improper weight distribution of the cargo. However, faulty equipment, including components within the truck itself and other negligent drivers also contribute to the large number of workers’ compensation claims filed by drivers.