There are many trucks and trailers on roads nowadays. Many times, these lose truck lose control and their inability to stop causes an accident. These are called runaway truck accidents. There can be various causes of such an accident. These include speeding trucks, brake-failure or an inattentive driver, etc.
State Runaway Truck Laws in Washington
In Washington, semi-trucks fall in the commercial vehicle category. Therefore, there are stricter guidelines for insurance and also more government regulations. Those of the semi-trucks which do not fall in the category of the commercial vehicles do not conform to the strict guidelines by the government. The rules are somewhat lenient for them and they can enter streets and the neighboring areas, while the commercial vehicles cannot enter them.